Title:Witnessing Palace, Power and Politics: Memoir of a Military Secretary
Author:Vivek Kumar Shah
Remarks:B&W Photographs and Index.
Size:160 x 230 mm
A memoir of a former military secretary, it takes us deep into the intrigues at the Narayanhiti Roayal Palace and provide an inside-view into the momentous events of our times: the Royal Massacre, King Gyanendra's wresting of all executive powers, the Maoists' armed rebellion and its genesis and the forces backing it, the Comprehensive Peace Agreement between Nepal's mainstream political parties and the Maoists, the end of monarchy, and the arrival of republicanism in Nepal. Written with courage and at great personal risk, the book is a must for anyone wanting to understand the contemporary history of Nepal.