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This absorbing novel is as rich in its quiet moments of loneliness and tea making as it is powerful in its presentation of an ancient culture perpetuating its own misogyny. Over four generations, KathAug 23 2010 | Read Full Review of Buddha's Orphans
“Days drifted by, and Raja still lived in Dillibazar, and she still didn’t turn on the lights when she got home in the evenings.” Then Nilu discovers that Raja has begun keeping company with a young music student, claiming that he is merely teaching her English, a thin excuse it seems to Nilu, wh...Sep 03 2014 | Read Full Review of Buddha's Orphans
By the novel's conclusion, it becomes clear that there is no escape from how tightly we're bound to one another, whether we live in prosperous America or poor Nepal, and that there's no escape from suffering.Jul 22 2010 | Read Full Review of Buddha's Orphans
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