Publication Date: 04/05/2017 ISBN: 9780571328987 Category:

The Black Album

Hanif Kureishi, Hanif Kureishi

Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 04/05/2017 ISBN: 9780571328987 Category:
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Shahid is a clean-cut student, trying to make an impression on his college lecturer, Deedee Osgood, who gives his spirits a lift when she takes him to a naked rave party. Shahid’s academic prospects are threatened by the intervention of his gangster brother Chili, who, with his Armani suits and Gucci loafers, moves into Shahid’s bedsit as a hideout, bringing unnecessary danger and excitement with him. Set in London in 1989, the year of the fall of the Berlin wall and the fatwah, The Black Album is a thriller with a characteristically lively background: raves, ecstasy, religious ferment and sexual passion in a dangerous time.

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