Category Archives: Lahiri, Jhumpa

“What is Given, What Is Taken Away”: Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland

Udayan is beside him. They are walking together in Tollygunge, across the lowland, over the hyacinth leaves. They carry a putting iron, some golf balls in their hands. In Ireland, too, the ground is drenched, uneven. He takes it in a final time, knowing he will never visit this place again. He walks toward another […]

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