Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

Unaccustomed Earth

Jhumpa Lahiri

fiction contemporary literary short stories emotional reflective sad medium-paced

344 pages | first published 2008

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Everyone has their secrets. In her stunning new collection of stories, Jhumpa Lahirigently lifts the veil to reveal how even the most ordinary lives have their dramas and tragedies andthen, as gently, lets it fall back down again.A middle aged man...
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Summary of 2961 reviews

Moods

emotional 84%
reflective 80%
sad 49%
inspiring 20%
hopeful 14%
challenging 12%
dark 9%
adventurous 7%
lighthearted 7%
relaxing 7%
informative 5%
tense 5%
funny 4%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 23%
fast 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 11% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 79% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 8% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

4.17

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