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Interpreter of Maladies: Stories. Jhumpa Lahiri

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A New York Times Bestseller

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award

Notable Book of the Year: The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, and Publishers Weekly

The nine stories in this stunning debut collection unerringly chart the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations. Imbued with the sensual details of Indian culture, these stories speak with passion and wisdom to everyone who has ever felt like a foreigner. Like the interpreter of the title story, Lahiri translates between the strict traditions of her ancestors and a baffling new world.

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In this novel, a couple exchange confessions during nightly blackouts in a Boston apartment as they struggle to cope with a heartbreaking loss.

Synopsis:

A scintillating collection of short stories, each a study of yearning and exile among Boston's Indian community. The first UK edition of a debut collection that did well in the States and is part of Harper Collins' Indian Summer promotion. "One of the finest short story writers I have ever read" Amy Tan.

Table of Contents

A temporary matter — When Mr. Pirzada came to dine — Interpreter of maladies — A real durwan — Sexy — Mrs. Sen's — This blessed house — The treatment of Bibi Haldar — The third and final continent.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780006551799
Author:
Lahiri, Jhumpa
Publisher:
Flamingo
Author:
Lahiri, Jhumpa
Location:
London :
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
East Indian Americans
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Series Volume:
232
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
198 p.

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"Synopsis" by , In this novel, a couple exchange confessions during nightly blackouts in a Boston apartment as they struggle to cope with a heartbreaking loss.
"Synopsis" by , A scintillating collection of short stories, each a study of yearning and exile among Boston's Indian community. The first UK edition of a debut collection that did well in the States and is part of Harper Collins' Indian Summer promotion. "One of the finest short story writers I have ever read" Amy Tan.

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