The book “Namesake’ is written by

  1. Jhumpa Lahiri
  2. Amitava Ghosh
  3. Bhavana Chauhan
  4. Kiran Desai
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 1st June 2015 in Literature.
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    Option 1 is the right answer.

    The Namesake is a novel written by famous Indo American author Jhumpa lahiri .  It was her first novel. The novel describes the struggles and hardships of a Bengali couple who immigrate to the United States to form a life outside of everything they are accustomed to.
    Jumpa Lahiri won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her first novel Namesake .
    Born on July 11, 1967, in London, England, to Bengali parentage, author Jhumpa Lahiri published her debut in 1999, Interpreter of Maladies, winning the Pulitzer Prize. She followed up in 2003 with her first novel, The Namesake

    In 2003, Lahiri followed up with The Namesake, a novel that followed the lives, perspectives and changing family ties of the Gangulis, an Indian couple in an arranged marriage who relocate to America. The work was adapted into a 2007 Mira Nair film starring Irfan Khan and Tabu, with Lahiri acknowledging that she felt a connection to the director’s sensibilities.

    Harsh Vardhan Professor Answered on 2nd June 2015.
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