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Kiran Desai’s man booker prize winning novel“the Inheritance of Loss” is undoubtedly amind blowing experience of reading wherein exploration on manifold paradigms of colonialism, globalization, post colonial struggles, class based exploitation, feminist issues and misogyny, patriarchal prejudices etc. are vividly carried out. The present article sheds lights on diasporic dilemmas depicted in the Novel and its interconnections and undercurrents, isolation and ambivalence created out of it, issues related to immigration, alienation, identity crises and struggles.In a fragmentary narrative style, Desai challenges her readers to restructure their perspectives on diasporic life and immigration that represents social inequalities and economic imbalances embedding lots of other issues.


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CHITTANGADAN, M. (2019). Diasporic Dilemmas Inkiran Desai’s Inheritance of Loss. History Research Journal, 5(6), 1689-1693. Retrieved from