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Interpreter of Maladies

Interpreter of Maladies

Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
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Description

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. 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 cultures 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.

Awards

Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2000 and Pulitzer Prize Fiction Category 2000.

Reviews

'Lahiri has an extraordinary voice' Salman Rushdie 'Jhumpa Lahiri is the kind of writer who makes you want to grab the next person you see and say "Read this!" She's a dazzling storyteller with a distinctive voice, an eye for nuance, an ear for irony. She is one of the finest short story writers I've read.' AMY TAN 'Jhumpa Lahiri's strong, subtle short story collection is a debut to relish.' Guardian

Author description

jhumpa lahiri has been a Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, but is currently teaching in New York. She has published her fiction in various US journals including the New Yorker, and has won several US prizes for her work.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780006551799
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : HarperPerennial
  • : April 2000
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jhumpa Lahiri
  • : Modern fiction; Short stories
  • : 208
  • : 813.54
  • : English
  • : Paperback