He neither wants to face pleasure nor pain but yet complains about the loneliness present in his life. Is the translation aptly done and the charm of the original nepali narrative not lost in translation process? We also come to know that he mijosa wanted to be in the Army, he is ashamed to be called a soldier and when he thinks of the memories in the troops all he remembers is the experience of him having physical contact with women. This novel is so brilliant and powerful that it will leave you with so many questions about your life, your emptiness, crisis and your belonging. He meets and becomes friend with Shivaraj in the bar.
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Probably one of the best book i Nepali literature Beautifully written You literally fall in love with the writing. You feel something is missing and lost in translation. The whole story revolves around his feelings towards Bari and his aweful past as a Gurkha at war. As he falls for the less attractive Bari he seems to be baffled by the fact he loves her for her soul not for her body.
Thus the book is the tragic narrative of Suyog. All in all it is a sad love story. Redundant at times and frustratingly boring. I read the 99 pages English version of the book. The movie based on the book is also releasing this year directed by some Japanese guy. January 1, Shova Bhujel This book is not just nicely crafted love story but has depth of layers of meaning and metaphors.
As the plant blue mimosa is beautiful but yet deadly killer which kills insects without purpose. Sakambari the love interest is the blue mimosa metaphorically. The main protagonist falls in love with a beautiful strong headed girl who defeats his love without defeating it in real sense.
She falls and fades just like flowers of blue mimosa by killing the love of protagonist also her brother. Her il This book is not just nicely crafted love story but has depth of layers of meaning and metaphors. Her illness is not known which further mystifies the situation and purpose of her death. January 1, Himanshu Karmacharya Very beautifully written.
The use of words is very fitting and feels very immersive. Parijat succeeds in creating an entire world and atmosphere by the use of her beautiful words. The monologues are so engaging. The final chapter wins over every other ones.
I found some parts to be a little cheesy though. And the actions of the protagonist during the past, although a cruel and bitter fact even in real life, took away my feeling of sympathy for him.
January 1, Sunira Paudel "He sinned, he loved and he lost. I cannot wait to read more of her writings. This book has left me with many emotions and one question "Did sakambari love suyogbir, too? January 1, No words to describe this Novel January 1, Exceptional boook. Which you will have no idea till the final section of the story. I felt Nepali version is reacher than English. This novel, in my opinion is quite successful in depicting the existentialism stream of literature.
This young creation in neplease literature is a milestone in this philosophy. I simply praise the writer in her awareness in writing the philosophy in neplease version. Lov u Parijaat. January 1, Nirdosh One of the best fiction I have ever read. The story delves into the delicacy of life and gives a totally different perspective to look at it.
I was so much dragged into the story that I never wanted it to end; but it did and did it superbly. A very short read but have potential to change you. Parijat is an exceptionally great writer. I would highly recommend this book. January 1, Kshitiz Puri I got to read this book when i was at a very young age. I was so fascinated by what Parijat wrote, if I ever consider some Nepalese writers to be of worldclass it has to be her, barring Laxmi pd, Devkota..
This book was voluntarily translated in English and is internationally acclaimed. Her name Parijat in Nepali language means "the blue mimosa", a purplish blue spring flower that grew in trees and covered the sidewalks of Kathmandu city.
I kind of felt like everything was lost in translation. I suggest all Nepalese to read it in Nepali. January 1, Avijeet Das This is an amazing story written with a lot of sensitivity and tenderness. Kudos to the writer for penning a masterpiece.
The thoughts of the writer are illuminating and make you think deeply about different moments of life. January 1, some things about a blue mimosa January 1, what a nice book to read January 1, One of the best book I have ever read in Nepali Literature. A must Read! January 1, Sushil Rai The best thing abt this book is that this book is written by a woman.
It has a simple and true love story and shows a real heart of a man. Simplicity and realistic makes this book awesome.
Great work of Parijat. January 1, Aashish Jha Growing up, I had heard this book is one of the best in Nepali literature, which sets up a very high expectation for this book and this book exceeds all expectations. In a sense, this book is an exemplification of the four line short Sanskrit verse on the first page.
When I first read the verse, it meant nothing but when I reread it after completing the book, it gave me shivers. I simply loved the way s Growing up, I had heard this book is one of the best in Nepali literature, which sets up a very high expectation for this book and this book exceeds all expectations. I simply loved the way she presents the protagonists.
A soldier who fought in a major war, the male protagonist represents bravado and undying sprit while the frail physically sickly but intellectually profound female protagonist represents delicateness, something beautiful and fragile, like a mimosa. As the story develops, the bravery withers in bravado and heinousness trumps beauty. This is one of the best creations in Nepali literature, a true marvel.
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Arashigis Different and Unique parijta story. Parijat is the pseudonym name claimed by Bishnu Kumari Waiba. I was so fascinated by what Parijat wrote, if I ever consider some Nepalese writers to be of worldclass it has to be her, barring Laxmi pd, Devkota. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Also, he is someone who is one way or another running away from life. Which you will have no idea till the final section of the story. The feelings of a alcoholic ex- soldier and his reasons to visit the bar every passing day is shown here.
The use of words is very fitting and feels very immersive. Parijat succeeds in creating an entire world and atmosphere by the use of her beautiful words. The monologues are so engaging. The final chapter wins over every other ones. I found some parts to be a little cheesy though. And the actions of the protagonist during the past, although a cruel and bitter fact even in real life, took away my feeling of sympathy for him. Jan 04, Richa Bhattarai rated it really liked it Sakambari is back again and this time her razor-sharp repartees are in English.