Love and Death in Kathmandu – A Strange Tale of Royal Murder by Amy Willesee and Mark Whittaker

Published by Pan Macmillan (2003), St Martin’s Press (2004), Rider (2004)

Love_and_Death_in_KathmanduOn June 1, 2001, the heir to the Nepalese throne, Crown Prince Dipendra, donned military fatigues, armed himself with automatic weapons, walked in on a quiet family gathering, and, without a word, mowed down his family before turning a gun on himself. Award-winning journalists Amy Willesee and Mark Whittaker set out to understand what could have led to such a devastating tragedy.
Love and Death in Kathmandu is both an enlightening portrait of this intriguing place and a riveting investigation of an incredible crime.