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- DescriptionMy name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost... The hero of Hanif Kureishi's debut vel 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 anunces 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 vel inspired a ground-breaking BBC series featuring a soundtrack by David Bowie.
- Author BiographyHanif Kureishi is the author of novels (including The Buddha of Suburbia, The Black Album and Intimacy), story collections (Love in a Blue Time, Midnight All Day, The Body), plays (including Outskirts, Borderline and Sleep With Me), and screenplays (including My Beautiful Laundrette and Venus).
- Author(s)Hanif Kureishi
- PublisherFaber & Faber
- Date of Publication02/04/2015
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFaber & Faber
- Weight247 g
- Width130 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Edition StatementMain - Faber Modern Classics
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