Master of the Moon: Chapter 55 July 20th 2013 Denis stood watching them descend the track below the monastery. They waved before turning a corner that removed him from their sight. Frank sensed they had reminded him of what he was denying himself: the company of his own kind, and he was feeling some pain at their departure.
They descended a steep mountain-side, across yet another river, then up the long steep slope of the opposite vall ... read more
Asia » Nepal In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
Jim Coleman was a UNDP volunteer in Kathmandu from 1968-1971. Master of the Moon, his first published novel, draws on his encounters with the people, culture and religions of Nepal at that particular time, when Nepal was being discovered by baby-boomers travelling, for the most part, overland across Asia to find themselves through experiments with religion and hasheesh. On returning to the UK from Nepal, he followed a career in teaching and educational management in various countries, mostly in the employment of the British Council. Now retired, he runs a charity (Himalayan Education Lifeline ... full info