Laxmi Prashad Devkota
In this book the author has interpreted the epic love story of the character Muna and Madan. This is one of the most selling Nepali books of all time in Nepal. The author has shown the love between them after their distance between them because of foreign employment in which Madan has gone to the foreign country of Job with his friends and he was left dead in the way by his friends.
This is one of the very best books of Laxmi Prasad Devkota because he told before his death that you can burn all of his creation after his death but leave this book. So this is the evergreen book of all time.
This is a story of a middle-class family of Nepal, where there are 3 main characters in this story. In that family, there are Son named Madan, his wife Muna, and his Mother. They all belong to village family and they had some loans on their head. One day, the Son decided to go to a place called Lasha to earn some money, make his family out of loans, and buy some golden Jewels for his wife and make his family happy in the future.
So, he has decided to go to Lasha with his friends. Muna tries to stop him and tell him “Wealth is not everything, we are happy by eating what we have and where we are”, but also he did not listen to Muna and goes with his friends. He knows that Lasha has lots of gold and ready to travel behind the mountains.
He has spent lots of months in Lasha and after some time he wants to came back with some golds with him. He was coming from Lasha with his friends and got ill with a disease called Haiza, now he cannot walk and his friends leave him there. A bhotte of that place finds him and cared for him and he will be fine after some time. Then Madan wants to give the gold to that Bhotte but that Bhotte denies to take that Gold instead he will ask for a blessing from his mother. After being cured, Madan goes back to his own village and family. When he reaches there, he finds his mother and his wife were died due to the Death News of Madan, which was told by the Madan’s friends.