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Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri
Unaccustomed Earth
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9788184000207 (8184000200)
Publisher: Random House India
Pages no: 352
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...
bobsburgers23 rated it
2.0 Unaccustomed Earth
Her stories were all the same. Lahiri really shines in longer stories but in these shorter ones they're all unhappy Bengali families (with one exception that was about a white guy who lived with an unhappy Bengali woman). The only one that I can say I enjoyed was the last one but even the ending was...
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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...
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