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This is a nuanced novel that captures the complexity of adult lives (from parenting to politics) with complex Kathmandu as context. Goma turns out to be the guru of love, I'd say. Read morePublished on August 6, 2013 by J. Brandenberger
The Guru of Love chronicles an affair between a math teacher, Ramchandra, and one of the students, Malati he tutors. But it does much more. Read morePublished on June 11, 2013 by U. Katawal
I really enjoyed this. The premise is intriguing: rather than break up the family, a Nepalese man's wife invites his mistress to come and stay in their apartment. Read morePublished on August 26, 2012 by Meaghan
I think the real "guru" of love is Goma (wife of the main actor), not Ramchandra (the main actor) as suggested by his daughter in the story. Read morePublished on July 25, 2007 by Stephanie CHEUNG
I love this book. The author gives us a very intimate look at an old story. Set in Nepal, we realize that all people are the same no matter where they live or what their... Read morePublished on May 19, 2007 by Tell Me A Story
Reading this book after Kite Runner was sure easy. There are no tragic deaths or complicated plots.
This book focuses on the life of a math teacher in Kathmandu. Read more
If Truman Capote's classic novel Breakfast at Tiffany's is a glittering crystal palace furnished with ornate, regal, gilded Victorian furniture and bright oriental carpets, Samrat... Read morePublished on September 11, 2004 by Yesh Prabhu, author of The Beech Tree
I had heard some big comments about this book. I think thats because readers were expecting to read more interesting novel by The Auther. Read morePublished on March 13, 2004 by Krishna Bhurtel
I read a lot of South Asian literature and this book just does not stand out. It was a quick enough read and the character development was good. Read morePublished on November 3, 2003 by DNA