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The Buddha of Suburbia
Author: Hanif Kureishi

ISBN: 9780571313174
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1 May 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.6 x 2.2
Experience the wonder of the written word from some of the greatest writers of the modern age, with Faber Modern Classics. Featuring an introduction from Zadie Smith.

"My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost..."

The hero of Hanif Kureishi's debut novel is dreamy teenager Karim, desperate to escape suburban South London and experience the forbidden fruits which the 1970s seem to offer. When the unlikely opportunity of a life in the theatre announces itself, Karim starts to win the sort of attention he has been craving - albeit with some rude and raucous results.

With the publication of Buddha of Suburbia, Hanif Kureishi landed into the literary landscape as a distinct new voice and a fearless taboo-breaking writer. The novel inspired a ground-breaking BBC series featuring a soundtrack by David Bowie.

About the Author

Hanif Kureishi is the author of novels (including The Buddha of Suburbia, The Black Album and Intimacy), story collections (L...

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