Item description for The Circle of Karma by Kunzang Choden...
The Circle of Karma is the first novel by a woman to come out of the small kingdom of Bhutan. Written in English, the novel tells the story of Tsomo, a young Bhutanese woman who embarks on the difficult and lonely journey of life. Tsomo's travels, which begin after her mother's death, take her away from her family, and leads her across Bhutan and into India. All the while, Tsomo seeks to find herself and a life partner, and grows as a person and a woman. The text of this unusual work is enriched by detailed descriptions of ritual life in Bhutan. The text of this unusual work is enriched by detailed descriptions of ritual life in Bhutan. The novel weaves a complex tapestry of life from a relatively unknown part of the world.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Dec 28, 2005
Publisher Penguin Global
ISBN 8186706798 ISBN13 9788186706794 UPC 186706014005
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More About Kunzang Choden
Kunzang Choden, born in Bhutan's Bumthang district in 1952, is the first Bhutanese woman to write a novel in English. Educated at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she and her Swiss husband currently live in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.