Unaccustomed Earth: Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri

Unaccustomed Earth: Stories

Jhumpa Lahiri

fiction contemporary literary short stories emotional reflective sad medium-paced

333 pages | first published 2008

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Knopf Canada is proud to welcome this bestselling, Pulitzer Prize—winning author with eight dazzling stories that take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. In the stunning tit...
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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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