Buddha's Orphans (Paperback)
Mariner Books, 9780547469904, 448pp.
Publication Date: July 12, 2011
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Praise For Buddha's Orphans…
"In this novel, Upadhyay has masterfully blended history, tragedy, politics and romance to create the arresting story of a family that is at once unique and universal, set against the backdrop of a vibrant, complicated, modern Nepal that will fascinate readers." —Chitra Divakaruni, author of One Amazing Thing and Palace of Illusions
"Buddha's Orphans is an extraordinary achievement. It has the sweep and romantic grandeur of a great old-fashioned Russian novel, and, at the same time, the precision and intimacy of a beautiful collection of linked stories. Samrat Upadhyay has created a remarkable work, one to be savored and remembered." —Dan Chaon, author of Await Your Reply