The Namesake is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel from Jhumpa Lahiri. Lahiri enriches the immigrant experience from her experience. The novel has much more to reveal like the cultural clash and the gap between generations along with the conflicts of assimilation. Lahiri is known for her detailing the very minute things and Namesake is no exception to it. It trapped every emotions of a family where love, lust and solitude are interwoven in a complex way.
DC Books published its Malayalam version titled ‘Athe Perukaran‘. It was translated beautifully trapping every essence of the original by Jeny Andrews.