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Stories of conflict and war

Stories of conflict and war

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Published by Govinda Raj Bhattarai, Sole distributor, Modern Books in Kathmandu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Nepali -- Translations into English,
  • Nepali fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English,
  • Nepal -- History -- Civil War, 1996- -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 23-24).

    Statementtranslated and edited by Govinda Raj Bhattarai.
    GenreTranslations into English., Fiction.
    ContributionsBhaṭṭarāī, Govinda Rāja, 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 2007/00291 (P), PK2598.A2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219 p. :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18505528M
    ISBN 109789937200646
    LC Control Number2008307451
    OCLC/WorldCa220860548

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