Demons A Nepal Detective Story


An important statue is stolen from a temple in Patan. In his third case, Inspector Sanjit investigates systematic theft of cultural artefacts in Nepal. He touches the religous myths of the Newar people and the challenges of reconstruction after the earthquake of 2015.




„Arne Drews‘ third Nepal thriller also has much more to offer than just exciting entertainment. The book conveys Nepalese ways of thinking and social resentment. With a love of detail, the author presents lifelike insights into a society that is bound to traditional thought and action, yet cannot escape rapid change. This is shown, among other things, in its handling of previously sacrosanct cultural
assets. The novel is a textbook for understanding typical Nepalese behaviour.“
Lhakpa Doma Sherpa, Freelance activist for preservation of the Sherpa culture and

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Dimensions 19 × 12 × 1 cm

Deutsch, English

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