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Literatuur: Proza, romans, verhalen
Literaire fictie algemeen
Lahiri, Jhumpa Interpreter of Maladies
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Jhumpa Lahiri

Interpreter of Maladies

€ 14.95

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 his childminder finds that the smallest dislocation can unbalance her new American life all too easily and send her spiralling into nostalgia for her homeland

Jhumpa Lahiri's prose is beautifully measured, subtle and sober, and she is a writer who leaves a lot unsaid, but this work is rich in observational detail, evocative of the yearnings of the exile (mostly Indians in Boston here), and full of emotional pull and reverberation.

Text in English


Taal / Language : English

Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
198 pagina's
Januari 2000
153 gram
200 x 127 x 15 mm
FLAMINGO us

Levertijd: 5 tot 7 werkdagen