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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

6th October 2013

If you want to know the story, read the summary at Goodreads. This post is more about the writing. If there’s one feeling that The Lowland has left me with, it is loss. And not the kind that knocks you off your feet with forcefulness. No. It is slow, almost invisible at first, until halfway through the book I felt like I couldn’t breathe because of the weight of all that has happened in the world of Udayan and Subhash Mitra. Through…

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