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Mountains Painted with Turmeric Hardcover – December 7, 2007
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Lil Bahadur Chettri's novel is a moving example of social realism, and Michael J. Hutt's elegant translation lends a timeless, fable-like tone with a gorgeous rendering of the natural scenery.(Publishers Weekly)
A moving novel of social realism.(Kirkus Reviews)
A simple yet thought-provoking tale... A subtle, eye-opening look at Third World mores, and the winnowing of society's weakest links.(Booklist)
A real craft product, using patterns and skills honed by history, celebrating our common vision... engrossing, instructive, moving.(Donald Richie Japan Times)
Mountains Painted with Turmeric is a well-captured docudrama.(Tim Kindseth TIME Asia)
A flawless translation... [of] a moving and simple story of a universal family forced to leave home.(Kunda Dixit Nepali Times)
The translation is engaging and accessible.(Bradley Winterton Taipei Times)