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By Tashi Dawa

Tibetan author Tahsi Dawa's mystical, ingenious brief tales, facts of an exhilarating new literary expertise, make an immense contribution to a profounder realizing of the Tibetan international. Early tales "Plateau Serenade" and "Over the River" are undemanding, gentle descriptions of Tibetan Society, while later works, utilising the tools of "magical realism", express the impact of Latin-American writers similar to Gabriel Garcia Marquez. "Invitation of a Century", "The mild at the Cliff" and "The previous Manor" offers with the mental tensions aroused through the conflicting calls for of a society in flux the place previous values and conventional tradition are being challenged by way of the forces of modernization.

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He took out his flint, and fire on e plac arou nd. " I am going to set this 72 A Soul in Bondage burn it down. " light Impassively, Cering Gyamo watched Dalang a to the cotton with the flint and transfer the flame , grass dry strip of cloth. Then he set light to a heap of upadded some firewood, and the fire began to soar by the wards. In an instant, Goka m was engulfed in it. surging smoke . and Cering Gyamo was lost Cering Dalang, however, disappeared from the scene. licked Gyamo, as if awakening from a dream, her flesh e.

Without knowing when, she began to become aware of her breasts growing hard and round on her chest. From then on, she coul dn't help lifting her hand s to caress them the parts of the body that invariably produced mixed feelings of sadn ess and Tibet: the Mysterious Years 57 happiness. Suddenly, a pair of rough, powe rful hands were thrust under her arms from behin d, fingers clamping her nipples like pliers. Looking back over her shoulder, she saw a handsome youn g man - Dalang. Feeling an inner tingling sens ation she closed her eyes without resisting.

She had worked for a whole year and cleared all the dilapidated houses except the one she lived in. Tibet : the Mysterious Years 81 She knew that very soon, Gokam would be visited by strangers, whether she liked it or not, and she would hate to present' a desolate picture of the place . When it occurred to her that she had not taken a bath for many years, she took off her clothes and with some hesitation went into the icy water. She did not feel like shouting with excitement as she did in the good old days .

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