Manjushree’s novel about all of us launched

KATHMANDU: The rain didn’t stop readers and fans from attending the launch of their favourite novelist Manjushree Thapa’s new novel All of Us In Our Own Lives on May 25 at the Patan Museum, Patan.

All Of Us In Our Own Lives is a story of common people narrating the plight of Nepalis living abroad. With the representation of characters from the Nepali socio-cultural background, Thapa has delved into the issues of females, dreams of people living in the country and their hope for progress in personal lives, community and the country.

“I want to write from the situation where I am. I deliberately selected the characters that I felt comfortable to,” shared Thapa on her selection of the characters at the event.

Thapa has Seasons of Flight, Tilled Earth, The Tutor of History, The Lives We Have Lost, A Boy from Siklis among others to her credit.

In All Of Us In Our Own Lives, she has not only penned the common people’s story, she has also reflected on the recent events in Nepal including the earthquake of April 25, 2015 and the drafting of the Constitution.

It was also informed at the event that the book is being translated into Nepali by Ujjwal Prasai.