Readers of Interpreter of Maladies & The Namesake will enjoy Lahiri's new story of two brothers growing up in India in the 1960s. She returns to familiar themes - family loyalty, self-expression, & personal identity. Subhash, the elder, goes to Rhode Island to study oceanography. Udayan joins a militant communist group & falls in love with his sister's friend, Gauri. Udayan's family will feel the repercussions of actions for a lifetime. The Lowlands is a story of the bonds between brothers, parents & children and individual & country.
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