Sep 6, 2017-Translator and critic Mahesh Poudyal’s new collection of short stories, Tyespachhi Fulena Godavari, is now out in the market. The book was launched amid a ceremony held at Nepal Academy Hall in the Capital.
The event saw the presence of scholars and literary figures such as Matrika Pokharel, Abhi Subedi and Kumari Lama, among others.
Speaking at the event, Subedi said that the book captures the psychological aspects of contemporary Nepali society. “With stories that explore the imaginative and emotional facets of its characters, the book has pioneered a new technique of storytelling in Nepali literature,” Subedi added.
While professor Matrika Pokharel said that Poudyal’s stories present the class struggle prevalent in the society. “The stories make one sympathise with its characters who come from the lower class of the social hierarchy,” Pokharel said, adding, “I have been reading Poudyal’s fictional works for a long time and they have influenced my work in more ways than one.”
Tyespachhi Fulena Godavari is published by Aishwarya Publications.