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Y interesting and it added something extra to the storiesThe Gurkha s Daughter stories is the best set f short stories I have read in a long while Prajwal Parajuly made it to news when uercus signed him n for a two book deal The hype around him was verwhelming and why not he was after all a student f the Oxford Creative writing course Naturally there was immense pressure when he started working n his first book The Gurkha s Daughter a collection Dicmatized 2: Bitter Sweet Revenge of short stories But the build up wasn t in vain andnce you have read the first story the verdict is clear Prajwal is here to stay and will definitely be read The Gurkha s Daughter comprises eight stories chronicling the life and issues Martian Science Fiction: Scifi Novellas Set on Mars of Nepali speaking people around the world Prajwal s geographical canvas is spread across Nepal Sikkim Darjeeling Bhutan and USA Onef the key challenges for Indian writers living The Witches Ball or studying abroad is to write about their roots and narrate their story in all honesty without trying to romanticize the text In the past decade many South Asian writers have successfully shown this ability andne Saving Charmaine: A Heaton Family Friends Series Book of the finest storytelling has come from Jhumpa Lahiri Prajwal himself considers Jhumpa as a fine story teller especiallyf the shorter format The Gurkha s Daughter is a deserving heir apparent to the Jhumpa s Interpreter f Maladies Each story is earthy and revolves around human emotions which is central to the conflicts arising ut f various political and social issues that Nepali r for that matter any community faces The narrative is simple and becomes a little lazy in a few stories The themes are varied Political and social issues The Deadline of displacement identity ineuality and governance are interwoven with a human touch in each story Prior to writing his stories Prajwal travelled around the world meeting Nepali and Nepali speaking people everywhere This exercise resulted in an in depth human understandingf the core issues and hence bloomed into a wonderful read Pick it up This will surely be a good book to have in your libraryMy pick has to be Let Sleeping Dog s Lie from the lot A really lovely collection f short stories about Nepalese people set in and around Northern India and Nepal Prajwal Parajuly has the capacity to create characters f 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 Ready to Restore: The Layman's Guide to Christian Counseling of their fathers and The Immigrants the very moving storyf a successful young Nepalese man living in New York who arranges for a young Nepalese woman Ready to Restore 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 I read sevenut f the eight stories in a week and I was so intrigued by the book I didn t want to finish it It s that kind f a book you wished you ve wrote it So it took me a month to finish it Prajwal is a masterful writer with a unsophisticated approach Each details in his stories are insightful and they are even empathetic Though I ve complains with the clumsy endings
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Nepali readers will adore this book because f the rich characters with readers will adore this book because Traficada: Diário de uma Escrava Sexual (Portuguese Edition) of the rich characters with Nepali traits Nuff said buy the book and read itPS This song is dedicated to allf them who are going GAGA Encounter at Buff Ledge: A UFO Case History over GURKHA and GORKHADHARAM GURUNG at his besthttpwwwyoutubecomwatchvmn42NX The Gurkha s Daughter can be dubbed as a collectionf modern day anecdotes adeptly woven together Anecdotes because the plot Carte touristique : Corse Sud : Ajaccio - Bonifacio of all the eight stories cautiously depict the feelingsf people from different walks f life and region They seem realisti. R tries to comprehend her father's complaints; two young Nepali speaking immigrants meet in Manhattan These are just some f the stories describing and dramatizing the experiences The Bricklayer of the Nepalese people and the Nepalese diaspora the people C in approach rather than a workf imagination The maps specified at the begin f each story gives the readers a clear cut idea about its location in the Nepal India region The stories may however look bland at the first reading something lacking in terms f hue and richness f poetic flavor They may
seem plot less and devoid f proper punch in terms The Occult Detector (The Semi Dual Stories Book 1) of their closure But ifne sits to contemplate plot less and devoid f proper punch in terms f their closure But if Pioneer Jews: A New Life in the Far West one sits to contemplate stories the symbolism and thematic value increasingly seeps in filling the readers with a certain kindf gratification The debut author Prajwal Parajauly has unleashed the psychological turmoil despair disillusionment dreams hope and the theme Eating Thin for Life: Food Secrets Recipes from People Who Have Lost Weight Kept It Off of Diaspora and uest for identity in a very susceptible and poignant manner The Cleft is about the distance between relationships and howne always sees the grass greener n the ther side We, the People of the fence It is notnly a journey This is an anthology Single of Nepali stories set mainly in Nepal and India but alsone set in Manhattan I enjoyed all 8 stories but particularly the last 2 Overall a really good mix f happy sad sweet dark and wistfulThe Cleft Parvati a widow is collected by her verbearing sister in law to attend the funeral f her mother in law in Birtamod Parvati insists n taking Kaali her young Indian maid n the journey filling the maid s head with ideas f taking the pportunity to run away to become a famous actressLet Sleeping Dogs Lie In Kalimpong Munnu is a paanwalla who tries to find a delicate way to deal with a high caste habitual shoplifter In the meantime he also needs to find a way to keep his wife ccupied during the day in case she carries through with her threat Showa, 1939-1944: A History of Japan of taking a job in Dr Pradhan s paediatric clinicA Father s Journey In Gangtok Prabin dotesn his daughter Supriya but worries that her generation doesn t understand The Book Of The Superiority Of Dogs Over Many Of Those Who Wear Clothes orbserve the rules f caste Prabin is both surprised and delighted when Supriya eventually decides to marry her Brahmin boyfriend Sahil but then learns that Sahil has a dark sideMissed Blessing In Darjeeling Rajiv bends ver backwards to prepare the flat for the arrival Rescuing a Werewolf of relatives expected to stay during the Dashain celebrations all the while narrowly avoiding being converted by the American missionaries No Land is her Land Having been forcedff the family land in Bhutan Anamika has lived
a refugee camp Khudunabari for 13 years and considers it to be her home But Making Women Pay one day the rumoursf GloomCookie opportunity to be resettled in the US appear to be coming true with Anamika and her family invited to an interview with an American case worker Will Anamika s estranged husband spoil her chancesf selectionThe Ghurka s Daughter In Kathmandu a young girl collects secrets The ne she can t tell her best friend Gita is that the two f them have become mitini to each The Jesuit other a kindf kinship bonding the two families in With Bound Hands order to shift the bad luck appearing in her astrological chart to GitaPassing Fancy Back in Gangtok again with all 3f her children now settled in the US a mother retires from her government job and finds herself developing a sweet friendship with her neighbour when they meet Rim of the Pit on their early morning walks Mr Bhattarai is an artist and when he shows the mother a portrait that he has paintedf her it is as if he has shown her a mirror and she is confronted by what she seesThe Immigrants A chance meeting in Manhattan brings Sabitri into Amit s life Amit has doneIn A Refugee Camp
Very Well For Himself Inwell for himself in US while You Can Beat the Odds on a working visa he even has a white maid for his tiny apartment but he misses the food from his home in Darjeeling Sabitri has become a US citizen but can t find a decent job becausef her poor English Sabitri agrees to cook for Amit if he will help her to improve her English Is Sabitri Amit s servant r is this just ne Nepali helping Stripes of All Types out another Nepali. Hose culture and language is Nepalese but who are dispersed to India Bhutan and beyond From every perspective andn every page Prajwal Parajuly blends rich colour and vernacular to paint an eye pening picture f a uniue world and its peopl.
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really Yes that s the ne word I m repeating and that s the ne can useYes that s the ne word I m repeating and that s the Mic manual de campanie electorală one can use these anecdotes as well as the simple emotion they create in you For someone who s lived in the North East I cannly imagine how close to home the reader must ve felt while reading the book It s really a short The Big Book of Maker Skills: Tools Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects one and the writing style is almost melodious with the words being sung by the windsf the hills with the rhythm f these simple human characters Nostalgia f places we have lived hatedgrown into and then left A good book for a writer s first This book was uite hyped about in Nepal so I picked it One Life, One Incarnation: Beautiful Bones on my recent trip This is a collectionf short stories Just Joking 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 storiesf displaced Nepali Bhutanese An immigrant student s dilemma living and working in NYC The caste system that we still have in ur society The author has done a good job f portraying the social stigma embedded in Nepali culture through these eight short stories The writing is 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 Times of Trouble (A Time Travel Anthology) 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 kindf book I would rate this 35 stars I m not a big fan BENAAMI of short stories but this was a pleasant collectionf stories f Nepalese background What was interesting is the varied tones f the stories depicting Nepali people as a diverse people in their beliefs their social status their dreams and aspirations I was particularly struck by A Father s Journey which broached the subject f caste and the choice f freedom from expectations The Gurkha s Daughter explores the theme f friendship and loyalty The Immigrants is a tale f how two Nepali people Stay on Your Toes, Maggie Adams! of v different status come together by chance in Manhattan and the unlikely bond that forms between them This is a truly fascinating collectionf short stories told by Prajwal Parajuly I love short stories I 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 r 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 ne It s also good for readers who may feel a bit
put Night Train To Cherbourg: A Joszef Kiraly: Gentleman, Vampire Mystery offr intimidated by the thought Disowned ofver 300 pages to a book so short stories are great because theyoff Comptia Security+ Sy0-301 Exam Cram or intimidated by the thoughtf Marco Polo: A Photographer's Journey over 300 pages to a book so short stories are great because they in easier manageable lengthsI really enjoyed these stories Prajwal 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 unfold in frontf meThe characters are brilliantly written Even though these are short stories Prajwal managed to develop the characters well enough in such a short space The Cosmic Internet: Explanations from the Other Side of time that I really felt as though I knew them Their personalities and importantly their emotions shoneut Marketing Aesthetics of the pages I felt I got a real insight into them and everything happening around them it was compelling to read unlike 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 startf each story a map is provided showing the location that the particular story is set in I found this reall. 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 n the West; a Gurkha's daughte. .