ISBN 9788171678037,Arresting God In Kathmandu

Arresting God In Kathmandu


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788171678037

ISBN-10 8171678033


Number of Pages 204 Pages
Language (English)

Religion: general

Brilliantly Exploring The Nature Of Desire And Spirituality In A Changing Society, Arresting God In Kathmandu Records The Echoes Of Modernization In Love And Family. Husbands And Wives Bound Together By Arranged Marriages, Are Driven Elsewhere By The Basic Human Desire For Connection And Transcendence In A City Where Gods Are Omnipresent, Privacy Is Elusive And Family Defines Identity. Psychologically Rich And Astonishingly Acute, Arresting God In Kathmandu Is A Potent Voice In Contemporary Fiction. About The Author Samrat Upadhyay Was Born And Raised In Kathmandu, Moving To The United States Of America At The Age Of Twenty-One. His Work Has Appeared In The Best American Short Stories And The Best Of The Fiction Workshops. The First Nepalese Writer Writing In English To Be Published In The West, He Currently Lives In Cleveland With His Wife And Daughter, And Is A Professor At Baldwin-Wallace College.