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Intimacy

Hanif Kureishi

The number one bestseller.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571333554
Date Published
04.05.2017
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Summary

‘It is the saddest night, for I am leaving and not coming back.’

Jay is leaving his partner and their two sons. As the long night before his departure unfolds, in an unforgettable, and often pitiless, reflection on their time together he analyses the joys and agonies of trying to make a life with another person.

Critic Reviews

Kureishi is, simply, a wonderful writer, and Intimacy is a work of dark beauty.

Harper's Bazaar
Critic Reviews

‘It is by far the most astute and painful dissection of male sexual restlessness . . . The dialogue is shattering and there’s a blunt refusal to compromise . . . Telling the truth is always a precarious business, but Kureishi does it with seriousness, tenderness and upsetting aplomb.’

Mail on Sunday
Critic Reviews

‘Kureishi has a rare and precious gift for character.’

Independent
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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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