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Interpreter of Maladies

(1999)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book
Pulitzer-winning, scintillating studies in yearning and exile from a Bengali Bostonian woman of immense promise. 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.


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April 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies: Stories
Author(s): Jumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0-7862-6434-9 / 978-0-7862-6434-6 (USA edition)
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February 2002 : USA Hardback

Title: Interpreter of Maladies
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0-606-20727-9 / 978-0-606-20727-0 (USA edition)
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June 1999 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Interpreter Of Maladies (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0-613-25720-0 / 978-0-613-25720-6 (USA edition)
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May 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
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ISBN: 0-618-10136-5 / 978-0-618-10136-8 (USA edition)
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September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0-00-826898-3 / 978-0-00-826898-5 (UK edition)
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September 2005 : Paperback
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies: Stories of Bengal, Boston and Beyond
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 817223502X / 978-8172235024
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May 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies: Stories
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0-00-655179-3 / 978-0-00-771869-6 (UK edition)
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September 2005 : UK Paperback

Title: Interpreter of Maladies
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0-00-722612-8 / 978-0-00-722612-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperPerennial
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July 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0-00-225900-1 / 978-0-00-225900-2 (UK edition)
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June 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0-395-92720-X / 978-0-395-92720-5 (USA edition)
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January 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 1-56511-932-0 / 978-1-56511-932-1 (USA edition)
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
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October 2001 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 1-56511-566-X / 978-1-56511-566-8 (USA edition)
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June 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
Author(s): Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 1-55935-346-5 / 978-1-55935-346-5 (USA edition)
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March 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Interpreter of Maladies
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