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Buddhas Orphans
Author: Samrat Upadhyay
ISBN: 9788129116178
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Year: 2010
Publisher: Rupa & Co.
Number of Pages: 460
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INR 295.00
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About Book
Hailed as ‘a Buddhist Chekhov’ by the San Franciso Chronicle, Samrat Upadhyay’s writing has won high praise from stalwarts like Amitav Ghosh and Suketu Mehta. Upadhyay’s new novel, Buddha’s Orphans, uses Nepal’s political upheavals of the past century as a backdrop to the story of an orphan boy, Raja, and the girl he is fated to love, Nilu, a daughter of privilege. Their love story scandalises both families and takes readers through time and across the globe, through the loss of and search for children, and through several generations, hinting that perhaps old bends can, in fact, be righted in future branches of anfamily tree.
About Author
Samrat Upadhyay is the author of Arresting God in Kathmandu, a Whiting Award winner. The Royal Ghosts, and The Guru of Love , a New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year. He has written for the New York Times and has appeard on BBC Radio and National Public Radio. Upadhyay directs the creative writing programe at Indiana University.
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