Interpreter of Maladies
  • Release Date : 22 May 2000
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Categories : Fiction
  • Pages : 208 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780547487069
  • ISBN 10 : 0547487061
Score: 4
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Synopsis : Interpreter of Maladies written by Jhumpa Lahiri, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt which was released on 22 May 2000. Download Interpreter of Maladies Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. 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 culture 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. She is an important and powerful new voice.