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ISBN: 0002259001 / ISBN-13: 9780002259002

Interpreter of Maladies

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Pulitzer-winning, scintillating studies in yearning and exile from a Bengali Bostonian woman of immense promise. A couple exchange unprecedented ... Show synopsis

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  • Interpreter of Maladies (Flamingo) – Paperback (1999)
    by Jhumpa Lahiri, Michele Turrlani (Photographer)

    Interpreter of Maladies

    Paperback, Flamingo
    1999
    English
    224 pages

    ISBN: 0002259001
    ISBN-13: 9780002259002

    Scintillating studies in yearning and exile from a Bengali Bostonian woman writer of immense promise. A couple exchange unprecedented confessions during nightly blackouts in their Boston apartment as they struggle to cope with a heartbreaking loss; a student arrives in new lodgings in a mystifying new land and, while he awaits the arrival of his arranged-marriage wife from Bengal, he finds his first bearings with the aid of the curious evening rituals that his centenarian landlady orchestrates; a schoolboy looks on while ... Show more

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by Ellyb on Sep 25, 2010

This collection of short stories is suffused with melancholy, yet I was not saddened or depressed by reading them. Many of them revolve around marriage, and many of the characters are lonely; it is their loneliness that makes them jump off the page, eager to share their burdens with the reader. I ... More

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