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Le Week-end

Hanif Kureishi

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ISBN
9780571312047
Date Published
07.10.2013
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Summary

In Le Weekend, a couple – married for 30 years – spend their wedding anniversary in Paris. However, the romantic city soon becomes a backdrop to their increasingly bitter disputes about the state of their marriage – and their lives.
But, as they gradually become part of the rhythm of the city – its cafes and monuments – the tension that has burdened them fades as they re-discover the playfulness and anarchy of their youth.
Their melancholy dissolves in a sense of delight in irresponsibility, and gives them a new lease of life

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Hanif Kureishi grew up in Kent and studied philosophy at King’s College London. His novels include The Buddha of Suburbia, which won the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel, The Black Album, Intimacy and The Last Word. His screenplays include My Beautiful Laundrette, which received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay, Sammy and Rosie Get Laid and Le Week-End. He…

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