Don't forget to bookmark this web site !!
Used & Out of Print Books | Contact us | Home

Browse and Compare Price at 40+ Sites and 20,000+ Stores!!

|  FAQ/About us |  Recommend us |  Browse |  Memo |  Random Quotes |  Help |

 

Find more info., search and price compare for
The Black Album with My Son the Fanatic: A Novel and a Short Story
by Hanif Kureishi
Binding: Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Scribner
Weight: 0.5 pound
Dimension: H: 0.8 x L: 7.9 x W: 5.2 inches
ISBN 10: 1439131090
ISBN 13: 9781439131091
Click here to search for this book and compare price at 40+ bookstores with AddALL.com!

If you cannot find this book in our new and in print search, be sure to try our used and out of print search too!

 

Book Description:
Long before Islamic fundamentalism became a household phrase, Hanif Kureishi began visiting mosques in London and witnessing the flocks of young Asians many of them second generation immigrants who were turning to Islam. Kureishi was perplexed by these young people, brought up in secular Britain but intent on choosing a strict religious code that denied them the pleasures of the society in which they lived.

First published in 1995, The Black Album is Kureishi's raucous, exuberant, and prophetic examination of this new phenomenon. His protagonist Shahid, from a Pakistani immigrant family, is perilously fond of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. A student at a dismal community college in London, he wants to please the conservative Muslims in the flat next door but is enthralled by the gorgeous Deedee Osgood, a radical, hard partying college professor with a penchant for sex in taxis.

Also included in this new edition of The Black Album is 'My Son the Fanatic,' Kureishi's brilliant short story, published in The New Yorker and made into an award winning film. 'My Son the Fanatic' reveals the shifting values between a father and son two generations of immigrants struggling between assimilation and separatist fundamentalism.

Available together for the first time, The Black Album and 'My Son the Fanatic' are more timely and relevant than ever exhilarating and prescient writing from one of the most celebrated voices in British fiction and film.


|  Home |  FAQ/About us |  Link to us |  Recommend us |  Contact us |  Bookstores |  Memo |

Shipping Destination:
State:
(US only)
Display in:
Search by:

Searching for Out of Print Books? [Click Here]

[ For web hosting, AddALL recommend Liquidweb]