is the story of the Kingdom of Nepal. It will take the reader through various periods in her long history-from the birth and unification of the country, attempts at expansion, and clashes with neighbouring powers to the demarcation of its present-day borders. The story also covers the tussles for power within the court, the awakening of the people and their attempts to gain power. Myths, legends and history are intertwined to give the reader a fresh and revealing perspective on Nepal and the challenges she faces in the years ahead.
The author belongs to a well-known family of Nepal. His unique vantage point makes this book an insider's account that has been written with deep understanding of Nepal. It is peppered with fascinating personal accounts from the author which give the reader insights into the socio-political milieu of the years in discussion.