Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes

Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes: I approach writing stories as a recorder. I think of my role as some kind of reporting device - recording and projecting.
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Jhumpa Lahiri Quote: She watched his lips forming the words, at the same time she heard them under her skin, under her winter coat, so near and full of warmth that she felt herself go hot.
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Quotes about Jhumpa Lahiri: She has the gift of accepting her life.
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Quote about Jhumpa Lahiri: I would not send a first story anywhere. I would give myself time to write a number of stories.
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Jhumpa Lahiri Sayings: He owned an expensive camera that required thought before you pressed the shutter, and I quickly became his favorite subject, round-faced, missing teeth, my thick bangs in need of a trim. They are still the pictures of myself I like best, for they convey that confidence of youth I no longer possess, especially in front of a camera.
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Jhumpa Lahiri Saying: For that story, I took as my subject a young woman whom I got to know over the course of a couple of visits. I never saw her having any health problems - but I knew she wanted to be married.
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Sayings about Jhumpa Lahiri: It is a magical thing for a handful of words, artfully arranged, to stop time. To conjure a place, a person, a situation, in all its specificity and dimensions. To affect us and alter us, as profoundly as real people and things do.
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Saying about Jhumpa Lahiri: They were things for which it was impossible to prepare but which one spent a lifetime looking back at, trying to accept, interpret, comprehend. Things that should never have happened, that seemed out of place and wrong, these were what prevailed, what endured, in the end.
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Jhumpa Lahiri Quotes: It interests me to imagine characters shifting from one situation and one location to another for whatever the circumstances may be.
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Jhumpa Lahiri Quote: He tries to peel the image from the sticky yellow backing, to show her the next time he sees her, but it clings stubbornly, refusing to detach cleanly from the past.
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Quotes about Jhumpa Lahiri: And yet he had loved her. A Bookish girl heedless of her beauty, unconscious of her effect. She'd been prepared to live her life alone but from the moment he'd known her he'd needed her.
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Quote about Jhumpa Lahiri: And wasn't it terrible, how much he looked forward to those moments, so much so that sometimes even a ride by himself on the subway was the best part of the day? Wasn't it terrible that after all the work one put into finding a person to spend one's life with, after making a family with that person, even in spite of missing that person...that solitude was what one relished the most, the only thing that, even in fleeting, diminished doses, kept one sane?
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