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Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Jul 31, 11

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Read in November, 2010

Delightful book of short stories by an Indian who was born in London and lives in NYC. She includes stories showing the struggles of India and its peoples at the end of colonialism. The most interesting stories concerning the recent immigrants to this country and the struggles to understand our culture. There is a beautiful story of an Indian man and his bride whom he had never met before his wedding. As they slowly become acquainted, they struggle to learn to adapt to life in a new country, the USA. It movingly reveals how one can fall in love with one's spouse after marriage.
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