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Jhumpa Lahiri Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Lahiri's Book Reviews

The Interpreter of Maladies
This is the Pulitzer-prize winning collection of stories by Jhumpa Lahiri.Through the multiple characters, one gains an understanding about the subtleties of being Indian or Indian in America....
The Lowland
The Lowland tells the story of two brothers growing up in India during a time of civil unrest. The Lowland tells the tale of brothers Udayan and Subhash Mitra, two incredibly intelligent men who go their separate ways after experiencing a radical shift in political ideals. Subhash Mitra is the eldest son of a middle class family living in Calcutta. Subhash is a quiet boy who seeks to please his traditional parents. Udayan is Subhash's younger brother ...
The Namesake
Jhumpa Lahiri's 'The Namesake' is the story of a young American Indian , Gogol.Gogol hates the name given to him by his parents , his 'good name' as they call it. He particularly hates the comparison to his namesake , Nikolai Gogol and is embarrassed by it . Gogol grows to be a handsome young architect , falls in love with an American girl and is happy for a while living with her and her family.Later,Gogol meets an Indian girl and marries her but feels ...