by Jhumpa Lahiri
Hardcover: Sep 2013
Paperback: Jun 2014
Epic in its canvas and intimate in its portrayal of lives undone and forged anew, The Lowland is a deeply felt novel of family ties that entangle and fray in ways unforeseen and unrevealed, of ties that ineluctably define who we are
A stunning debut novel set in post-Revolutionary Iran that gives voice to the men, women, and children who won a war only to find their livesand those of their descendants - imperiled by its aftermath
The Interestings explores the meaning of talent; the nature of envy; the roles of class, art, money, and power; and how all of it can shift and tilt precipitously over the course of a friendship and a life.
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