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House of snow : an anthology of the greatest writing about Nepal

Author: Ranulph Fiennes, Sir
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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AIn April 2015, catastrophic earthquakes left Nepal devastated. Over 7,000 people lost their lives and more than twice as many were injured. Hundreds of thousands were made homeless and UNESCO World Heritage sites were destroyed. HOUSE OF SNOW is the biggest, most comprehensive and most beautiful collection of writing about Nepal in print. It includes over 50 excerpts of fiction and non-fiction inspired by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ranulph Fiennes, Sir
ISBN: 1784974579 9781784974572
OCLC Number: 953848328
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Contents: Welcome Page; About House of Snow; Contents; Foreword: Sir Ranulph Fiennes; Introduction: Ed Douglas; Nepal Himalaya: H.W. Tilman; Mad (Pāgal): Laxmīprasād Devkoṭā; Mountains Painted with Turmeric: Lil Bahadur Chettri; Schoolhouse in the Clouds: Sir Edmund Hillary; Tiger for Breakfast: Michel Peissel; Kathmandu Your Kathmandu: Kamal P. Malla; Poems: Bhūpi Sherchan; The Waiting Land: Dervla Murphy; Narendra Dai: Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala; Time, You are Always the Winner (Samay Timi Sadhaimko Vijeta): Bānīrā Giri; Against a Peacock Sky: Monica Connell Dukha During the World War: Pratyoush OntaSo Close to Heaven: Barbara Crossette; Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Ed Douglas; Into Thin Air: Jon Krakauer; Music of the Fireflies (Junkiri Ko Sangeet): Khagendra Sangroula; The Tutor of History: Manjushree Thapa; Trap: Maya Thakuri; The Scream: Dhruba Sapkota; Chhinar: Sanat Regmi; Letter from Kathmandu: Isabel Hilton; Massacre at the Palace: Jonathan Gregson; Himalaya: Michael Palin; Forget Kathmandu: Manjushree Thapa; From Goddess to Mortal: Rashmila Shakya and Scott Berry; The End of the World: Sushma Joshi; Buddha's Orphans: Samrat Upadhyay Snake Lake: Jeff GreenwaldKarnali Blues: Buddhisagar Chapain; Nothing to Declare: Rabi Thapa; Wandering Souls, Wondering Families: Weena Pun; The Greatest Tibetan Ever Born: Tsering Lama; The Royal Procession: Smriti Ravindra; Aftershocks and Let the Rain Come Down: Samyak Shertok; Pep Talk: Muna Gurung; Flames and Fables: Prabhat Gautam; Chamomile: Byanjana Thapa; The Letter: Rajani Thapa; Battles of the New Republic: Prashant Jha; The Living Goddess: Isabella Tree; The Vanishing Act: Prawin Adhikari; Candy: Nayan Raj Pandey; Three Springs: Jemima Diki Sherpa The Bullet and the Ballot Box: Aditya AdhikariKathmandu: Thomas Bell; Poems: Itisha Giri; Cracked Earth: Niranjan Kunwar; Ram Vharosh is Searching for His Face: Shrawan Mukarung; The Kabhra Tree at the Chautari: Swopnil Smriti; The Deeper Catastrophe: Shradha Ghale; Poems 1976-2015: Wayne Amtzis; Extended Copyright; An Invitation from the Publisher; Copyright
Responsibility: foreword by Ranulph Fiennes ; introduction by Ed Douglas.

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An anthology of the greatest literature about Nepal. All profits from the sales of the book will be donated to charities providing relief from the recent earthquakes.  Read more...

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'House of Snow [corrals] some fabulous literature on Nepal' Wanderlust. 'One of the finest books I have read this year. It contains diverse, eye-opening and very good reading across both fact and Read more...

 
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