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When the Night Begins By Hanif Kureishi

When the Night Begins
by Hanif Kureishi

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Jane, recently widowed, wealthy, and determined to avenge her brutal upbringing, returns to confront her abusive step-father. Isolated in a room above the city, their disturbing, sexually charged encounter heads inexorably towards violence as they struggle to come to terms with their different versions of the past.
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When the Night Begins by Hanif Kureishi

Jane, recently widowed, wealthy, and determined to avenge her brutal upbringing, returns to confront her abusive step-father. Isolated in a room above the city, their disturbing, sexually charged encounter heads inexorably towards violence as they struggle to come to terms with their different versions of the past.

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When the Night Begins Reviews


'There is no British writer more adept at articulating the impulses and latent regrets that frame a man's life.' GQ; 'An elegant writer with a unique vision of contemporary life.' Daily Telegraph

About Hanif Kureishi


Hanif Kureishi was born and brought up in Kent. He read philosophy at King's College, London. In 1981 he won the George Devine Award for his plays Outskirts and Borderline, and in 1982 he was appointed Writer-in-Residence at the Royal Court Theatre. In 1984 he wrote My Beautiful Laundrette, which received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay. His second screenplay Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987) was followed by London Kills Me (1991) which he also directed. The Buddha of Suburbia won the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel in 1990 and was made into a four-part drama series by the BBC in 1993. His version of Brecht's Mother Courage has been produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. His second novel, The Black Album, was published in 1995. With Jon Savage he edited The Faber Book of Pop (1995). His first collection of short stories, Love in a Blue Time, was published in 1997. His story My Son the Fanatic, from that collection, was adapted for film and released in 1998. Intimacy, his third novel, was published in 1998, and a film of the same title, based on the novel and other stories by the author, was released in 2001 and won the Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival. His play Sleep With Me premiered at the Royal National Theatre in 1999. His second collection of stories, Midnight All Day, was published in 2000. Gabriel's Gift, his fourth novel, was published in 2001. The Body and Seven Stories and Dreaming and Scheming, a collection of essays, were published in 2002. His screenplay The Mother was directed by Roger Michell and released in 2003. In 2004 he published his play When The Night Begins and a memoir, My Ear At His Heart. A second collection of essays, The Word and the Bomb, followed in 2005. His screenplay Venus was directed by Roger Michell in 2006. His novel Something to Tell You was published in 2008. In July 2009 his adaptation of his novel, The Black Album, opened at the National Theatre, prior to a nation-wide tour. In 2010 his Collected Stories were published. He has been awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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GOR002814692
When the Night Begins by Hanif Kureishi
Hanif Kureishi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2004-03-04
64
0571224482
9780571224487
N/A
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