The Buddha of Suburbia

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A novel of growing up, and a satire on race relations in England, which won the 1990 Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel. Karim Amir lives with his English mother and Indian father in the routine comfort of the South London suburbs, and dreams of es ...Continua

Ho provato a leggerlo a più riprese nel corso degli anni. Non è mai riuscito a catturare la mia attenzione. Sarà anche che non sono attratto dalla cultura e storia inglese...

Identity Crisis
One of my absolute favourites. This novel questions everything society uses to define people, and everything we use to define ourselves: race, class, gender, sexuality. These things, so often polarised, are instead placed on a spectrum: a person is n...Continua
Wrote 12/27/11
Maybe 3.5

It's entertaining, but not so special.

Wrote 3/14/10

Una London non swinging

Wrote 7/17/08

I was surrounded by people I loved, and I felt very happy and miserable at the same time. I thought of what a mess everything had been, but that it wouldn't always be that way.

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