Publish date: April 1st 2008
Publisher: Knopf Canada
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Indian Literature
, Short Stories
In this collection of short stories, the author parts the veil, allowing the reader a glimpse into the lives of the families whose stories she tells. The first five stories each focus on a different person, while the final three are snapshots from different portions of one life as told by two people...
After Interpreter of Maladies, this is the second Jhumpa Lahiri book that I have picked up. Yes, at the risk of raising eyebrows from one and many, I have to admit that I haven’t read The Namesake yet.The first story in the book is ‘Unaccustomed Earth’ and I was lost in this book right from the firs...
Didn't quite care for the last 3 but Jhumpa Lahiri's prose remains stolid in this collection (in a simultaneously reliably impressive yet also predictable fashion)
Unaccustomed Earth is Jhumpa Lahiri's yet another collection of most dazzling short-stories of all times making it evident the umpteenth time the kind of prodigious skills she portrays with her art of putting together in words the distressed hearts and confused minds of her characters that are strug...
I have another book to add to my list of favorites. I just finished Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri. A collection of short stories about Bengali immigrants - this book will touch your heart. Lahiri does a wonderful job in her portrayal of a wide cast of complex characters. As an American with im...