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The City Son

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The City Son


Acclaimed and award-winning author Samrat Upadhyay—the firstNepali-born fiction writer writing in English to be published in the West—hascrafted a spare, understated work examining a taboo subject: a scorned wife’sobsession with her husband’s illegitimate son.

When Didi discovers that herhusband, the Masterji, has been hiding his beautiful lover and their young sonTarun in a nearby city, she takes the Masterji back into her grasp and expelshis second family. Tarun’s mother, heartsick and devastated, slowly begins tolose her mind, and Tarun turns to Didi for the mothering he longs for. But asTarun gets older, Didi’s domination of the boy turns from the emotional to thephysical, and the damages she inflicts spiral outward, threatening to destroyTarun’s one chance at true happiness. Potent, disturbing, and gorgeouslystark in its execution, The City Son is a novel not soonforgotten.

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