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Forget Kathmandu

Manjushree Thapa

Forget Kathmandu

An Elegy for Democracy, Nepal

by Manjushree Thapa

  • 76 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Penguin India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Nepal,
  • Nonfiction / Politics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10099928M
    ISBN 100143103040
    ISBN 109780143103042
    OCLC/WorldCa170884791

    Her best-known book, Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy, was published just before the military coup in Nepal in Other Links. Her Twitter page Her Facebook page Manjushree Thapa Manjushree Thapa Nepal’s misty season (article by Thapa) Op-ed from Manjushree Thapa, New York Times Interview Interview Interview. A skilful mix of history, reportage, memoir and travel writing, Forget Kathmandu is an unprecedented examination of Nepal's past and present. The gifts of insight and lucidity that Thapa brings to her intensely political narrative make this one of the finest works of .

    to-read ( people), currently-reading (25 people), nepal (13 people), history (8 people), politics (4 people), non-fiction (4 people), favorites (3 peo. Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy, Thapa, Manjushree Published by Penguin Books India, New Delhi, Revised and updated. 8vo up to 9½" tall. pages. Black boards with gilt spine titles. Contents in fine unmarked condition and likely unread; unclipped jacket has the lightest wear to edges. In June , the king of Nepal and.

    “Forget Kathmandu – an elegy for democracy”. So Manjushree Thapa named her famous and critically acclaimed book about the turmoil that has been such a loyal companion to the political history of Nepal. Apart from being an painfully beautiful title on a book, it also speaks volumes about just how tired the Nepalis are of the. Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy: Manjushree Thapa: Books Books Advanced Search Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books Textbooks Kindle Books.


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Wide-ranging in scope the book spans the beginning of the monarchy, through the early democratic movements, to the present Forget Kathmandu is many things: history, memoir, reportage, travelogue, analysis.

But, above all, it is an unflinching, clear-sighted attempt to make sense of the bad politics that plagued and continues to plague the by: Forget Kathmandu is Manjushree Thapa’s attempt at making sense of the state Nepal was in, in the early s and she did so by traveling to Dailekh, Kalikot and Jumla that were badly affected by the civil war, to interact with locals.

King Gyanendra had dismissed the /5. I truly wish that I could read all of history's biggest events in prose such as Forget Kathmandu. The author has such a skill of providing thorough information, but in a very casual and easy-to-read manner.

The book is captivating and enlightening and so informative about the history of a country I knew nothing about/5(13). Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy, Nepal [Thapa, Manjushree] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Forget Kathmandu combines passion with insight to describe a complex and troubled country. Written in clear, vigorous prose, it is one of the most important books on not just Nepal but also contemporary South Asia.

—Pankaj Mishra. In Junethe king of Nepal and almost his entire family were Forget Kathmandu book. Wide-ranging in scope the book spans the beginning of the monarchy, through the early democratic movements, to the present Forget Kathmandu is many things: history, memoir, reportage, travelogue, analysis.

But, above all, it is an unflinching, clear-sighted attempt to make sense of the bad politics that plagued and continues to plague the country. In the wake of this royal take-over the book gradually disappeared from bookshelves in the Kathmandu Valley.

While some book shops claimed that the book was banned, others said it was in high demand and thus no longer available. Both stories could be true. The state of emergency was characterised by an unprecedented type of censorship. ItFile Size: KB. This book does not have a specific genre – it is a mixture of historical, social, and political analysis of Nepal.

It highlights Nepal’s autocratic history and its struggle for democracy. Forget Kathmandu opens with the royal massacre and immediate events that followed. Get print book. No eBook available. Forget Kathmandu: an elegy for democracy.

Manjushree Thapa. Penguin, Viking, Jan 1, - History - pages. 1 Review. Author's impression on the political conditions in Nepal post while travelling through the affected areas of political strife.3/5(1).

: forget kathmandu. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. All. I felt that a regard for the social and political reality of Nepal would help me move past my romance with the place into real relationship.A clerk at a local bookstore recommended "Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy" by Manjushree Thapa as a good starting point."Forget Kathmandu" is an intimate and lyrical account of a liberal thinker processing her own nation's /5(30).

In Junethe king of Nepal and almost his entire family were massacred. Unrest, simmering over the previous decade, boiled over and pushed the nation into free fall. Inthe dead kings brother reinstated monarchy, crushing any hope that parliamentary democracy.

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Her best known book is Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy (), published just weeks before the royal coup in Nepal on 1 February The book was shortlisted for the Lettre Ulysses Award in [3] After the publication of the book, Thapa left the country to write against the coup/5.

Wide-ranging in scope the book spans the beginning of the monarchy, through the early democratic movements, to the present Forget Kathmandu is many things: history, memoir, reportage, travelogue, analysis. But, above all, it is an unflinching, clear-sighted attempt to make sense of the bad politics that plagued and continues to plague the country/5(11).

Her best known book is Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy (), published just weeks before the royal coup in Nepal on 1 February The book was shortlisted for the Lettre Ulysses Award in After the publication of the book, Thapa left the country to write against the : novel, short story collection, essay.

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[Manjushree Thapa] -- Author's impression on the political conditions in Nepal post while. Forget Kathmandu is a hugely ambitious and largely successful book, that could have been even better with a little more effort in production.

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