?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.?
“Michael J. Hutt’s contribution as a translator and critic of Nepali literature has been invaluable. With Mountains Painted with Turmeric, he brings to light an iconic Nepali novel: the story of sheltered villagers faced with a harsh, changing world. Hutt’s rendition is sensitive and skilled. Through this translation he shares with us his deep empathy for and fine understanding of Nepali reality.?
Mountains Painted With Turmeric (Old And Rare) – Lil Bahadur Chettri