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Book review: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri expertly observes the minutiae of nature or of human interaction. Picture: Getty

Jhumpa Lahiri expertly observes the minutiae of nature or of human interaction. Picture: Getty

  • by ALEX VON TUNZELMANN
 

SUBHASH and Udayan Mitra, two brothers born soon after India’s independence, are the central figures in this a multi-generational tale of identity and loss, set mainly in Calcutta and Rhode Island over the second half of the 20th century.

 

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