Published by Blackneck Books, Dharamsala, and launched there on November 6, 2019, “The Tibetan Suitcase” by Tsering Namgyal Khortsa is a new paperback edition of the novel.The novel was first self-published in 2013 and featured on an earlier Tibet Reading List.
From the book’s description:
We all belong somewhere — a place of our birth, the origin of our being. But there are those who belong to nowhere, an existence without a motherland, and circling in-between, as if in bardo, the state between death and rebirth. The Tibetan Suitcase is a story of the peripatetic life of the protagonist: a Tibetan born in India. The book is filled with a cast of memorable characters that are equally longing for their place in the Earth’s geography. Scattered across the world, they manage to get on with their lives — living, loving, laughing, struggling but never giving up — as if in a perpetual long-distance relationship with their homeland, and their loved ones. In a style that is as simple as it is ambitious, the epistolary novel effortlessly unravels Tibetan lives without making it a sermon or a show of grief about the people who are, forever, guests in a foreign land.
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