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Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri
Unaccustomed Earth
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These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and... show more
These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and lovers. Rich with the signature gifts that have established Jhumpa Lahiri as one of our most essential writers, Unaccustomed Earth exquisitely renders the most intricate workings of the heart and mind.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307278258 (0307278255)
ASIN: 307278255
Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries
Pages no: 333
Edition language: English
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Listening to the Silence
Listening to the Silence rated it
4.0 Unaccustomed Earth
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...
b00k r3vi3ws
b00k r3vi3ws rated it
4.0 Unaccustomed Earth
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...
Major Leser
Major Leser rated it
3.0 Unaccustomed Earth
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)
The Girl who Reads
The Girl who Reads rated it
5.0 Unaccustomed Earth
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...
JulieM
JulieM rated it
5.0 Unaccustomed Earth
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...
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