Interpreter of Maladies
Interpreter of Maladies
Jhumpa Lahiri

Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In "A Temporary Matter," published in The New Yorker, a young Indian-American couple faces the heartbreak of a stillborn birth while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. In the title story, an interpreter guides an American family through the India of their ancestors and hears an astonishing confession. Lahiri writes with deft cultural insight reminiscent of Anita Desai and a nuanced depth that recalls Mavis Gallant. She is an important and powerful new voice.

Title Interpreter of Maladies
Author Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher Mariner Books
Title First Published 01 June 1999
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 160 p.
ISBN-10 039592720X
ISBN-13 9780395927205
Publication Date 01 June 1999
Main content page count 160
Weight 16 oz.

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