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The Inheritance of Loss

Kiran Desai

In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge's cook watches over her distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another. Kiran Desai's brilliant novel, published to huge acclaim, is a story of joy and despair. Her characters face numerous choices that majestically illuminate the consequences of colonialism as it collides with the modern world.

In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge's cook watches over her distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another. Kiran Desai's brilliant novel, published to huge acclaim, is a story of joy and despair. Her characters face numerous choices that majestically illuminate the consequences of colonialism as it collides with the modern world.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge's cook watches over her distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another. Kiran Desai's brilliant novel, published to huge acclaim, is a story of joy and despair. Her characters face numerous choices that majestically illuminate the consequences of colonialism as it collides with the modern world.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Meera Simhan

Length:

12h 16m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:39


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:35


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:29


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:28


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:10


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:21


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:32


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:27


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:23


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:17


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:44


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:22


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:41


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:26


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:03


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:17


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:33


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

10:42


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:09


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:07


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:34


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:18


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:19


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:24


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

02:20


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:09


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:11


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

09:39


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:10


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:55


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:06


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:47


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

09:28


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:04


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:46


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:36


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:28


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:28


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

10:32


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:35


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:55


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:45


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:27


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:36


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:30


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:16


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:22


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:23


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:40


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:06


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:18


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:52


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

10:31


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:11


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:36


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:27


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:57


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:04


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:05


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:31


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:44


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:33


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:47


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:44


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:06


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:30


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

09:27


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:10


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:25


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

09:29


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:04


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:32


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:13


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:23


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:06


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

08:10


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:59


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:54


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:54


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:43


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

09:44


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:51


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:03


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

08:06


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:03


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:10


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

06:54


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:24


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

03:52


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

08:00


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:57


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:03


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

06:40


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:45


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:09


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:44


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:14


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

08:25


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

06:31


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:23


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:26


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

07:03


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:59


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

05:07


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

05:18


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:02


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

03:43


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

03:27


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

06:44


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

05:23


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

05:56


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:09


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

06:15


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

03:19


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:17


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

06:05


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

09:05


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:05


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:30


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:52