The Resource The last word, Hanif Kureishi

The last word, Hanif Kureishi

Label
The last word
Title
The last word
Statement of responsibility
Hanif Kureishi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mamoon is an eminent Indian-born writer who has made a career in England - but now, in his early 70s, his reputation is fading, sales have dried up, and his new wife has expensive taste...Harry, a young writer, is commissioned to write a biography to revitalise both Mamoon's career and his bank balance. Harry greatly admires Mamoon's work and wants to uncover the truth of the artist's life. Harry's publisher seeks a more naked truth, a salacious tale of sex and scandal that will generate headlines. Meanwhile Mamoon himself is mining a different vein of truth altogether...Harry and Mamoon find themselves in a battle of wills, but which of them will have the last word?..The ensuing struggle for dominance raises issues of love and desire, loyalty and betrayal, and the frailties of age versus the recklessness of youth...Hanif Kureishi has created a tale brimming with youthful exuberance, as hilarious as it is touching, where words have the power to forge a world
Cataloging source
ABN
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The last word, Hanif Kureishi
Label
The last word, Hanif Kureishi
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
286 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780571277520
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1241657
  • (OCoLC)830368277
  • (AuCNLKIN)000052353196

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