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The word and the bomb

Author: Hanif Kureishi
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the past 10 years Hanif Kureishi has charted the gradual widening of the gulf between fundamentalist Islam and Western values. Starting with THE BLACK ALBUM, Kureishi portrayed the ongoing argument between Islam and Western liberal values, between Islamic certainty and Western rational scepticism. By the time he was writing the short sotry, MY SON THE FANATIC, the break was complete - there was no longer any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Hanif Kureishi; Hanif Kureishi
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 0571231721 9780571231720
OCLC Number: 62473915
Description: 100 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The Word and the Bomb --
The Rainbow Sign --
The Black Album --
The Road Exactly --
My Son the Fanatic --
Bradford --
Sex and Secularity --
The Arduous Conversation Will Continue --
The Carnival of Culture.
Responsibility: Hanif Kureishi.

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The outbreak of the Iraq war and its aftermath, plus the bombings in London, have stimulated Hanif Kureishi to write about the great divide between the East and the West - the gulf between  Read more...
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