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Midnight All Day

Hanif Kureishi

Midnight All Day by Hanif Kureishi is a collection of short stories which confirm Kureishi’s reputation as Britain’s foremost chronicler of the loveless, the lost and the dispossessed.

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In this astonishing collection of stories, Hanif Kureishi confirms his reputation as Britain’s foremost chronicler of the loveless, the lost and the dispossessed. The characters in Midnight All Day are familiar to us all: frustrated and intoxicated, melancholic and sensitive, yet capable of great cruelty.

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Powerful and true, leavened by a sharp wit that rarely deserts him.

The Times
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For a writer with a fine track record in comedy, Kureishi is a master of the elegiac. He can convey, with enviable simplicity, the pain of lovers mourning past glories.

Sunday Telegraph
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He wields a singularly pure and classical style, at times a dissecting instrument more reminiscent of the French tradition than the English. It is one of the paradoxes that make his art so successful.

Independent on Sunday
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Each book is better than the last, and this is no exception.

Daily Telegraph

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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