This page was last edited on 14 December , at Narayan Wagle, the young editor of Kantipur Daily who seems to love solitary loitering , is one of few Nepali journalists I admire. Jun 25, Erika rated it it was amazing Shelves: Published by Publication Nepalaya first published I greatly disliked this book. His rummaging for an arty inspiration embarks a flight of finding adoration in Palpasa- an enticing stranger he met on his travels and reunion through an old chum Siddhartha-an active guerrilla.

Uploader: Nirisar
Date Added: 6 August 2008
File Size: 15.38 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 39122
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

However, Wagle stubbornly tries to write a love story that he is ill-equipped to handle.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Top Reviews Most palpasa cafe Top Reviews. It drags us to the edge and forces us to peer down at the abyss below. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

His rummaging for an palpasa cafe inspiration embarks a flight of finding adoration in Palpasa- an enticing stranger he met on his travels and reunion through an old chum Siddhartha-an active guerrilla. It is an anti-war novel in the guise of a love story pzlpasa a Nepali artist and a Nepali expatriot returned to Nepal to report on the uprising. The narrator, a journalist, is waiting for his protagonist to show the manuscript before sending it for printing.


Palpasa Cafe (पल्पसा क्याफे)

May 29, Nayan Pokhrel rated it it was amazing. The palpasa cafe booming of guerrillas is well presented from the subsequent explanatory verbatim: The novel opens with the disengaged, aloof artist vacationing in Goa where he meets the alluring Palpasa. Don’t have a Kindle? Drishya’s empowered response palpasa cafe the trauma he has witnessed in the country side?

While he is waiting for Drishya, he learns that Drishya has been abducted by a group of Maoists. The book portraits story during war times in Nepal, I could relate to every incident described palpasa cafe the book as someone who has been through it.

Possibly, but I sincerely doubt it. Prevalent lives were expunged from acknowledgment to obscurity relenting to mere epigrammatic prints. However, I could put up with all of that overdone symbolic sentimental nonsense if it was working toward a coherent end or it appeared that our young hero Drishya demonstrated a glimmer of awakening after his return.

Arresting God in Kathmandu Paperback. Maoists strongly believe in the philosophy of Mao Zedong who proclaimed, “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.

Follow the Author

Dealt palpasa cafe with aspects like Love and War. It tells the story of an artist, Drishya, during the height of the Nepalese Civil War. The translation could be better, I feel. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. English Choose a language for shopping. These are not problems created by a weak translator. The author pictures the problems at the country side during the civil war impressively.


The Bullet and the Ballot Box: The book itself is lucid and quite evocative. Certainly he posed no real risk to the government of Nepal, but he deserved it for being such a jerk throughout the novel and failing to achieve any kind of real insight or vision worthy palpasa cafe his name.

It just didn’t work for me. The only difference now is he’s down two or three friends and had a bit of fresh air out in the countryside.

Palpasa Cafe (पल्पसा क्याफे) – Buy Nepali Book

The editor of Kantipur Daily, Wagle’s novel is set during the year-long Maoists insurgency in Nepal. Frankly the narrator came across as palpasa cafe weirdo and a sleaze and I wasn’t able to connect with him. Would you like to csfe us about a lower price?

Books by Narayan Wagle.