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Samrat Upadhyay’s Novel “Buddha’s Orphans”

Posted by litdaily on September 13, 2010

Ligaya Mishan reviews Samrat Upadhyay’s latest novel Buddha’s Orphans, which charts a poor orphan Raja’s trajectory into middle-class amid the historical upheavals of Nepal.  Raja’s co-traveler on this journey is his wife, Nilu, who comes from a privileged background but is an “orphan in spirit”…more>>

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