The Lowland (Paperback)Jhumpa Lahiri (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 326 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
This tale of family ties, the bond of brothers and the breaking of traditions is moving, surprising and utterly compelling ... It's as beautiful as anything you will ever read - it touches your soul * Stylist *
Devastating * Independent *
A compelling novel that lingers long in the mind -- Books of the Year * Financial Times *
A sad, haunting story, which resonates long after the last page has been turned * Evening Standard *
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