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Buddha of Suburbia By Hanif Kureishi

Buddha of Suburbia
by Hanif Kureishi

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The winner of the Whitbread Best First Novel 1990, this is the story of Karim Amir, "an Englishman born and bred - almost", who lives with his English mother and Indian father in the South London suburbs. It is written by the author of "My Beautiful Launderette" and "Sammy and Rosie Get Laid".
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Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi

The winner of the Whitbread Best First Novel 1990, this is the story of Karim Amir, an Englishman born and bred - almost, who lives with his English mother and Indian father in the South London suburbs. It is written by the author of My Beautiful Launderette and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid.

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About Hanif Kureishi


Hanif Kureishi was born and brought up in Kent. He read philosophy at King's College, London. He is the author of numerous novels, short story collections, screenplays and plays. In 1984 he wrote My Beautiful Laundrette, which received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay. His second film, Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, was followed by London Kills Me, 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. His second novel, The Black Album, was published in 1995 and his first collection of short stories, Love in a Blue Time, was published in 1997. My Son the Fanatic, a story from that collection was adapted for film and released in 1998. Intimacy, his third novel, was published in 1998, and was adapted for film in 2001.

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GOR001003947
Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi
Hanif Kureishi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1991-04-08
288
0571142745
9780571142743
Winner of Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1990 Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 1990
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