Tag Archives: Short Stories

Two great Europeans- Lunatics, Lovers and Poets- Twelve Stories after Cervantes and Shakespeare.

Now you may be aghast, in shock, in tears or denial about the outcome of the referendum on our membership of the European Union. And I’m not sure whether the brilliance of this book will delight and soothe you or … Continue reading

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The Interpreter of Maladies- Jhumpa Lahiri

  Three of the stories in this collection are set in India and the other six in the United States; though the latter deal with the subject of cultural difference and integration, all of them depict loneliness and isolation, both … Continue reading

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Jhumpa Lahiri- Unaccustomed Earth (2008)

Jhumpa Lahiri- Unaccustomed Earth (2008) This is a superb collection of beautifully crafted short stories about the Indian, predominantly Bengali, community in the United States. The social milieu is professional or academic and the stories often depict generational differences within … Continue reading

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