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Kureishi, Hanif

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Works: 238 works in 1,350 publications in 29 languages and 21,800 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Comedy films  Domestic fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Romantic comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Conceptor, Contributor, Interviewee, Performer, Other, Creator, Translator
Classifications: PR6061.U68, 823.914
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The buddha of suburbia by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
170 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 23 languages and held by 1,924 libraries worldwide
Karim Amir lives with his English mother and Indian father in the routine comfort of suburban London, enduring his teenage years with good humor, always on the lookout for adventure and sexual possibilities. Life gets more interesting, however, when his father becomes the Buddha of Suburbia, beguiling a circle of would-be mystics. And when the Buddha falls in love with one of his disciples, the beautiful and brazen Eva, Karim is introduced to a world of renegade theater directors, punk rock stars, fancy parties, and all the sex a young man could desire. A love story for at least two generations, a high-spirited comedy of sexual manners and social turmoil, The Buddha of Suburbia is one of the most enchanting, provocative, and original books to appear in years. Show More Show Less
The black album by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
82 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
In Britain, a young Pakistani's dilemma as he decides who he is. He wants to be a writer, but his parents want him in business. He wishes to continue sleeping with his lady professor, but fundamentalists want him to agitate for Islamic morality
My beautiful laundrette by Stephen Frears( visu )
36 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
A story about the renovation of a South London laundrette. A tale of family intrigue and the immigrant experience
Venus by Roger Michell( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Maurice, a still-working actor whiles away his dwindling days playing bit parts (corpses, mostly) or at the local pub with a pair of equally frail footlights friends, drama queen Ian and taciturn Donald. Ian announces that his niece has sent her wayward daughter to stay with him. Jessie is a borderline hooligan, surly, self-centered, willful, and a prodigious drinker. Maurice looks at Jessie with unapologetic longing, appreciating things she can't see in herself, but also the idea of youth--specifically, womanly youth. Jessie appraises Maurice to see what she can get out of him, and they play at Henry Higgins tutoring Eliza Doolittle together. Both are prickly, independent egoists, and wherever they're going, neither is going quietly
Intimacy by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
60 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
An unmarried couple's separation is complicated by children. The father is a TV scriptwriter who has been unfaithful, the mother is in publishing and the setting is London. As he narrates their story, the man describes his mixed feelings, torn between the prospect of freedom and the loss of his sons
Love in a blue time by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
53 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Biting tales by a Pakistani-British writer. In D'Accord, Baby, a husband whose wife is having an affair decides to seduce the lover's daughter, while The Flies describes a couple's reaction to an invasion by flies. By the author of My Beautiful Laundrette
Gabriel's gift : a novel by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 789 libraries worldwide
"Gabriel's father, a washed-up rock musician, has been chucked out fo the house. His mother works nights in a pub and sleeps days. Navigating his way through the shattered world of his parents' generation, Gabriel dreams of being an artist. He finds solace and guidance through a mysterious connection to his deceased twin brother, Archie, and his own knack for producing real objects simply by drawing them."--Page 4 of cover
Le week-end by Roger Michell( visu )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 774 libraries worldwide
A married English couple take a weekend trip to Paris to celebrate their 30th anniversary, hoping to revive some long forgotten amour. While there, they re-evaluate their lives, both individually and collectively, before running into an old acquaintance who will act as the catalyst for things to come
London kills me : 3 screenplays & 4 essays by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Hanif Kureishi already has introduced Americans to new fictional territory in his two films, My Beautiful Laundrette and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, and in his novel, The Buddha of Suburbia. His latest screenplay, London Kills Me, which he describes as "a story about two guys looking for these shoes," returns viewers and readers to London streetlife and culture that only Kureishi could reveal. This collection includes his three screenplays as well as essays about the
The body : a novel by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 451 libraries worldwide
What if you were middle-aged and were offered the chance to trade in your sagging flesh for a much younger and more pleasing model? This is the situation in which the main character of The Body finds himself. Taking the plunge, he embarks on an odyssey of hedonism, but soon finds himself regretting what he has left behind as the responsibilities he thought he had sloughed off now begin to come home to him. Sinister forces are pursuing him, wanting possession of his 'body', and he finds himself in a no-man's-land
Midnight all day by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
33 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 423 libraries worldwide
An astonishing, darkly comic collection of new stories, in which Kureishi confirms his reputation as a chronicler of the loveless, the lost and the dispossessed. The characters are familiar in the cultural landscape of the nineties: frustrated and intoxicated, melancholic and sensitive, yet capable of great cruelty, and if necessary, willing to break the constraints of an old life to make way for the new. The final story, "The Penis", is an unsubtle reworking of Gogol's "The Nose". It is as if, after all the analysis, Kureishi is despairing of ever reaching a better understanding of love: all that's left is one man and his dick, in uneasy alliance
The body : and seven stories by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
"What if you were middle-aged and were offered the chance to trade in your sagging flesh for a much younger and more pleasing model? This is the situation in which the main character of The Body finds himself. Taking the plunge, he embarks on an odyssey of hedonism, but soon regrets what he has left behind, as the responsibilities he thought he had sloughed off now begin to come home to him. Sinister forces are pursuing him, wanting to take possession of his 'body', leaving him in a no man's land, uncertain which way to turn." "In The Body, Kureishi plays with the idea of personal identity and the extent to which it is rooted in our physical being. This volume also contains a selection of stories imbued with the pain - as well as the joy - of relations between parents and their sons, and the anxieties of adolescence."--Jacket
My son the fanatic by Udayan Prasad( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Terwijl een Pakistaanse taxichauffeur in een Noord-Engelse stadje de plaatselijke prostituée rondrijdt, wendt zijn zoon zich tot de Islamitische fundamentalisten
Collected stories by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 303 libraries worldwide
"Over the course of the last decade, Hanif Kureishi has written short fiction. The stories are, by turns, provocative, erotic, tender, funny and charming as they deal with the complexities of relationships as well as the joys of children." "This collection contains his controversial story Weddings and Beheadings, a well as his prophetic My Son the Fanatic, which exposes the religious tensions within the Muslim family unit." "As with his novels and screenplays, Kureishi has his finger on the pulse of the political tensions in society and how they affect people's everyday lives. This collection contains eight new stories."--Jacket
The mother by Roger Michell( visu )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 283 libraries worldwide
A newly widowed woman moves to London to be near her family. She soon feels like she is just an invisible old lady until a young man comes into her life. She finds things in herself that she thought were lost forever, but at what cost?
The Faber book of pop ( Book )
17 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 273 libraries worldwide
A history of pop music from its underground origins through its low and high art phases to its current omni-presence. Includes fiction, reportage, fashion, art and fantasy as filtered through pop music
The Buddha of suburbia by Roger Michell( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A bureaucrat becomes a suburban guru who marries a follower with a son who's a punk rocker named Charlie Hero. Consequently, the guru's son is propelled from his bland life into a series of erotic experiences in London. Set to a backdrop of politics, fashion, music, drugs, morality and race, Karim must negotiate adolescence, a dysfunctional family and his own sexuality, as he seeks enlightenment on his own terms
Sleep with me by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
In Kureishi's first new work for the stage since the 1980s, the century is drawing to a close and the middle-aged media barons and their acolytes have come together in the English countryside in yet another attempt to find meaning in lives filled with work, boredom, and sex. In recounting the casual deceptions and random couplings that make up the center of their existence, Stephen, Charles, Lorraine, Julie, Russell, Sophie, and Barry find that the lack of real engagement that characterizes their work somehow makes it impossible for them to connect later as human beings
My ear at his heart : reading my father by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Erindringer af den engelske forfatter Hanif Kureishi f. 1954
My beautiful laundrette and the rainbow sign by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 libraries worldwide
An ambitious Asian Briton and his white lover strive for success when they open up a glamorous laundromat
 
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Alternative Names
Hanif Kureishi.
Hanif Kureishi 1954-....
Hanif Kureishi britischer Schriftsteller
Hanif Kureishi Brits schrijver
Hanif Kureishi drammaturgo e scrittore britannico
Hanif Kureishi écrivain britannique
Kureishi, Hanif
Kureiši, Hanifs 1954-
Qurayšī, Ḥanīf 1954-
Курейши, Ханиф
Ханиф Курейши
Ханиф Курејши англиски драматург, сценарист и романописец
חניף קוריישי
קוריישי, חניף
קוריישי, חניף. ראובני, יותם
קורישי, חניף
حنيف قريشي
حنیف قریشی
쿠레이시, 하니프 1954-
クレイシ, ハニフ
ハニフ・クレイシ
Languages
English (453)
Spanish (57)
German (56)
Italian (43)
French (36)
Danish (13)
Polish (9)
Croatian (8)
Hebrew (8)
Japanese (7)
Dutch (7)
Arabic (6)
Chinese (6)
Swedish (6)
Turkish (4)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (3)
Romanian (3)
Finnish (3)
Slovenian (3)
Catalan (3)
Serbian (3)
Czech (2)
Portuguese (1)
Persian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Korean (1)
Macedonian (1)
Russian (1)
Norwegian (1)
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