Bhutan to Blacktown by Om Dhungel review - Endearing and self-effacing in face of trauma

By Russell Wenholz
June 3 2023 - 12:00am
  • Bhutan to Blacktown, by Om Dhungel. NewSouth, $32.99

Late in the 19th century, people from Nepal were encouraged to migrate to a more fertile, sparsely populated region in southern Bhutan. The migration continued during the 20th century. After a few generations these people, while retaining Nepali culture, considered themselves Bhutanese.

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