Ahhhh The last story just had me I mean It was so beautifully written My rating for the book 8410The extra6 for the last story to be honest Overall it s a beautiful book really Yes that s the one word I m repeating and that s the one can se for these anecdotes as well as the simple emotion they create in you For someone who
lived in the North I can only imagine how close to home the reader must ve felt while reading the book It s really a short one and the writing style is almost melodious with the words being sung by the winds of the hills with the rhythm of these simple human characters This book was ite hyped about in Nepal so I picked it on my recent trip This is a collection of short stories of Nepali diaspora living in Nepal Kalimpong Darjeeling Gangtok Bhutan and USA This might be an interesting book for someone who wants to know about the Nepali culture Stories that can happen to any Nepali The sad stories of displaced Nepali Bhutanese An immigrant student s dilemma living and working in NYC The caste system that we still have in our society The author has done a good job of
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portraying the social stigma embedded in Nepali culture through these eight short stories The writing the social stigma embedded in Nepali culture through these eight short stories The writing pretty brilliant albeit it s the author s first book I give it a 35 not even 4 stars although I enjoyed reading the stories because none of the stories were that kind which would linger in my mind for a long time and make me thinkIt is enjoy while you read kind of book This is a truly fascinating collection of short stories told by Prajwal Parajuly I love short stories A disfigured servant girl plans to flee Nepal; a Kalimpong shopkeeper faces an impossible dilemma; a Hindu religious festival in Darjeeling brings with it a sacrifice; a Nepali Bhutanese refugee pins her hopes on the West; a Gurkha's daughte. Love how with short stories you always have time to read the whole story rather than having to put a book down to cook the dinner or sleep and so it can sometimes be hard to find your place again and get back into it when returning to a long story However with short stories you can happily read a complete story go to make the dinner and
then return to read the next one It s also good for readers who may feel a bit put off return to read the next one It s also good for readers who may feel a bit put off intimidated by the thought of over 300 pages to a book so short stories are
great because they come in easier manageable lengthsI really enjoyed these stories because they come in easier manageable lengthsI really enjoyed these stories s writing is so realistic that whilst reading I could picture every scene clearly in my mind it almost felt as if I were there watching everything nfold in front of meThe characters are brilliantly written Even though these are short stories Prajwal managed to develop the characters well enough in such a short space of time that I really felt as though I knew them Their personalities and importantly their emotions shone out of the pages I felt I got a real insight into them and everything happening "Around Them It Was " them it was to read nlike anything I ve ever read before These short stories provided a fascinating look into a world I admit I know little about and this made me want to read One thing I did like about the short stories was that at the start of each story a map is provided showing the location that the particular story is set in I found this really interesting and it added something extra to the storiesThe Gurkha s Daughter stories is the best set of short stories. R tries to comprehend her father's complaints; two young Nepali speaking immigrants meet in Manhattan These are just some of the stories describing and dramatizing the experiences of the Nepalese people and the Nepalese diaspora the people ,
summary × eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Prajwal ParajulyI have read in a long while A really lovely collection of short stories about Nepalese people set in and around Northern India and Nepal Prajwal lovely collection of short stories about Nepalese people set in and around Northern India and Nepal Prajwal has the capacity to create characters of great resilience and verve and he frames vivid little worlds in each taleAmong my favourites were No Land is Her Land about a displaced and disjointed family attempting to create a picture perfect family for their US visas the title story The Gurkha s Daughter about two young friends who play act the conversations and attitudes of their fathers and The Immigrants the very moving story of a successful young Nepalese man living in New York who arranges for a young Nepalese woman of a lower social status to come and cook for him in exchange for English lessons not realising that she has something to teach him The Gurkha s Daughter can be dubbed as a collection of modern day anecdotes adeptly woven together Anecdotes because the plot of all the eight stories cautiously depict the feelings of people from different walks of life and region They seem realistic in approach rather than a work of imagination The maps specified at the begin of each story gives the readers a clear
cut idea about its location in the Nepal India region The may however look blandidea about its location in the Nepal India region The stories may look bland the first reading something lacking in terms of hue and richness of poetic flavor They may seem plot less and devoid of proper punch in terms of their closure But if one sits to contemplate the stories the symbolism and thematic value increasingly seeps in filling the readers with a certain kind of gratification Th. Hose culture and language is Nepalese but who are dispersed to India Bhutan and beyond From every perspective and on every page Prajwal Parajuly blends rich colour and vernacular to paint an eye opening picture of a niue world and its peopl.