The Living Goddess

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‘A labour of love, this charming book – the result of more than a decade of work – is never less than entrancing’ Sebastian Shakespeare, The Tatler  

‘There is amazement in the way Tree traces Kumari worship through Nepalese life and recent history, in the passion and splendour of the place, and in the thoughts this provokes about the role of women in our world’ Anthony Sattin, The Observer 

‘An extraordinary weaving together of history, myth, superstition, politics and sharp-eyed reportage’ Mick Brown, The Literary Review

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