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House of Snow

House of Snow

Author(s): Ranulph Fiennes

Location(s): Nepal

Genre(s): Short Stories

Era(s): Various

In 2015, Sagarmatha frowned. Tectonic plates moved. A deadly earthquake devastated Nepal.

In the wake of disaster, House of Snow brings together over 50 excerpts of fiction and non-fiction celebrating the breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage of this fascinating country. Here are explorers and mountaineers, poets and political journalists, national treasures and international celebrities. Featuring a diverse cast of writers such as Michael Palin and Jon Krakauer, Lakshm pr sad Devko and Lil Bahadur Chettri all hand-picked by well-known authors and scholars of Nepali literature including Samrat Upadhyay, Michael Hutt, Isabella Tree and Thomas Bell. House of Snowis the biggest, most comprehensive and most beautiful collection of writing about Nepal in print.

All profits from the sales of this book will be donated to the Pahar Trust Nepal to fund earthquake relief projects.

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021