Young Readers Book Review: King Lion and the Beetle

By Prasha MaharjanIf you have kids of young age or non-readers, you might enjoy reading the Fable to your kid. I have picked up the King Lion and the Beetles from Fable this time. Hope that you will enjoy. King Lion and the Beetle is a fable with the moral that it is the high and mighty who have the longest distance to fall. The … Continue reading Young Readers Book Review: King Lion and the Beetle

Book Review: Golem

Golem: David Wisniewski Golem is a mythical character. He is simple, brave, and loves nature. His story moves us because we want to be like him. Sadly, Golem is not of the world. He has to return.Once when the Jews of Prague were being persecuted, a righteous scholar and teacher, Rabbi Loew created Golem- a ‘shapeless mass’ in Hebrew. The rabbi created Golem from earth. … Continue reading Book Review: Golem

Review: Cut

By Prasha Maharjan Fiction Review: Cut Cut is a fiction woven around a 15 year old girl who has resorted to cutting or slashing her arms to vent out guilt. Author Patricia McCormick uses the character Callie to tell a story of a self-mutilator. Callie is the narrator and the story unfolds in the way she experiences her time in Sea Pines, a mental illness … Continue reading Review: Cut

Children’s Literature Review: Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs– a tale from the Brothers Grimm translated by Randall Jarrell and pictures by Nancy Ekholm Burkert – by Prasha Maharjan Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs is beautiful folk-lore. Snow-White is born to a royal family. Her mother dies giving birth to Snow-White. She is the fairest and prettiest of all just as her mother desired. However, when her father takes … Continue reading Children’s Literature Review: Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs

अभिनय भनेको खेल हो ?

नौ वर्ष पूरा भएर दश वर्ष लागिसकेछ मैले कुनै पनि नेपाली चलचित्र नहेरेको । त्यसयता हेर्ने कहिल्यै जाँगर पनि चलेन । हाम्रा छिमेकी ठुल्दाइको बलिउडबाट जस्ताको तस्तै नेपालीमा उतारेको, अङ्रेजीमा भन्छन् नी ‘कपी क्याट’ हेर्ने न मसँग बेकाइदाको फुर्सत थियो, न त हलसम्म पुग्ने रहर, न त पैसाको बोट ! एकाध नेपाली चलचित्र हाम्रो देशको वस्तुपरक छ, बाँकी सबै उही हो – अर्थ न बर्थ, … Continue reading अभिनय भनेको खेल हो ?