ISBN 9788129116291,Facing My Phantoms

Facing My Phantoms


Sheeba Shah


Rupa & Co

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Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788129116291

ISBN-10 8129116294


Number of Pages 283 Pages
Language (English)

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Facing My Phantoms is a fictional rendering of the most tumultuous period of Nepalese history from the 1930s till the present day. Through the eyes of Sanjeevani, the story describes an ongoing socio-economic and political process that has been on since over half a century. It draws upon the painful transformation from a feudal society into a hopefully more egalitarian one. Rebelling against the rigid norms of society, Sanjeevani finds herself equally in rebellion with her conscience. Through Sanjeevani?s consciousness, writing a biography of her grandmother, the novel depicts characters whose lives history hasnthrown completely out of gear. Amid the all-pervasive chaos of a nation caught up in the throes of a bloody insurgency, the protagonist moves back and forth in time as she attempts to discover her true self within the chaotic conflicts of her conscience.

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