KATHMANDU: 'Kangaroo ko desh ma das mahina (Ten Months in the Land of Kangaroo)', a collection of 24 essays by litterateur Dakshyaraj Sharma, has been unveiled amid a programme in Kathmandu on Saturday. Chancellor of the Nepal Academy Ganga Prasad Uprety released the book written in a travelogue style amid a programme organised by Damak-Kathmandu Sarokar Samaj. Launching the book, Chancellor Uprety commented that litterateur Sharma's book was a good work to prove that the Nepalis' talent were salvaging the country's pride through their involvement in literary works even in foreign shores. Also speaking at the launching ceremony, Professor Govindaraj Bhattarai expressed his confidence that Sharma's book would take the readers to the other world. He commented that the book was penned in a simple Nepali language so as to be comprehended by a lay reader too. Similarly, senior journalist and linguist Sharadchandra Wasti mentioned that writer Sharma had incorporated the impression of the Nepalis Diaspora in Australia as well as the writer's personal experience while being in the land of Kangaroo. Shedding light on the book, writer Sharma shared that the book incorporated his impression and experiences in Australia during his 10-month sojourn. Mentioned in the book are the tales of few Nepalis in Australia who have attained a higher place in social ladder of Australia. The book is published by Orchid Books.
'Ten months in the land of Kangaroo' launched
Published: 10:26 pm Feb 20, 2016