Whereabouts (Hardback)Jhumpa Lahiri (author)
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Set against the evocative backdrop of an Italian city and told in Lahiri’s hypnotic prose, Whereabouts traces one woman’s thoughts, dreams and solitary wanderings as they culminate in one life-changing moment.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 216 x 135 mm
She has a talent - magical, sly, cumulative - that most writers would kill for * Guardian *
Lahiri spins gold out of the straw of ordinary lives. The calm, pellucid grace of her prose, the sustained stretch of crystal clear writing, its elegant pianissimo tone, pulls the reader from beginning to end in one neat arc. Every detail, every observation, every sentence rings with the clarity of truth * The Times *
It's as beautiful as anything you will ever read - it touches your soul * Stylist *
A fine writer, discriminating, compassionate and surprising -- Rachel Cusk
A writer of uncommon sensitivity and restraint * Wall Street Journal *
A writer of uncommon elegance and poise * New York Times *
Lahiri joins the ranks of those whose work goes further and illuminates human nature in general * Times Literary Supplement *
An author at the height of her artistry * Vogue *
Hypnotic ... An excellent example of the art of fiction * Daily Telegraph *
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