Translated Stories

A Pigmy Spider’s Web by Saurav Kiran Shrestha

A Pigmy Spider’s Web by Saurav Kiran Shrestha

In the story, a Pigmy Spider feels superior because he is able to make his house atop bamboo canes, but a rough wind quickly dismantles his web. As the wind continues to undermine his efforts, the spider’s feeling of superiority wears away while other spiders learn a valuable lesson and join in to help. Written

A Civil Servant’s Diary by Nirmal Acharya

A Civil Servant’s Diary by Nirmal Acharya

The incident retold in A Civil Servant’s Diary, which was translated by RAM C. KHATRI, is based on a real event that Nirmal Acharya heard while he was in jail following the conflict-hit period of Nepal. The first-person narrator of the story recalls a recent night’s painful event when his commander shoots a pregnant woman

Sukanya, Alias Nilima by Sharmila Khadka

Sukanya, Alias Nilima by Sharmila Khadka

Sukankya Urf Nilima (Sukanya, Alias Nilima), written by SHARMILA KHADKA and translated by RAM C. KHATRI, is about a high-ranking government officer and a female fighter. The author presents the officer’s point of view and his stream of thought in the story. The officer is psychologically attached to the young girl, who helps take care

Red Wine by Nayan Raj Pandey

Red Wine by Nayan Raj Pandey

“Oh! You never drink, hajur? Really? You are not familiar with the taste of rum, brandy, whiskey or wine? We are blessed to have a person like you. We are happy. Extremely happy. We are so eager to work under your leadership. We are excited. We are desperate. We will cooperate with you with our