The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi
The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi

The Buddha of Suburbia

by Hanif Kureishi
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Description
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.

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About this Edition

Language

English

Publisher

Publish Date

2014

Format

Paperback

Number of Pages

284

ISBN

0571313175

ISBN-13

9780571313174