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Outskirts; The King and Me; Tomorrow--Today!

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Paperback, 88 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by John Calder
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Another dark portrait by Kureishi. It is about two friends Bob and Del. Bob is jobless and Del is now a teacher. Bob concerns is the neo-Nazi group that he joins: the hatred toward other races that he deems occupied and taken his place as a white men in England.

The play written using two times dimension: past and present, to show the characters' characteristic change. The text is about a daily life conversations, sometimes insignificant one, in order to show the natural atmosphere of the charact
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Hanif Kureishi is the author of novels (including The Buddha of Suburbia, The Black Album and Intimacy), story collections (Love in a Blue Time, Midnight All Day, The Body), plays (including Outskirts, Borderline and Sleep With Me), and screenplays (including My Beautiful Laundrette, My Son the Fanatic and Venus). Among his other publications are the collection of essays Dreaming and Scheming, The ...more
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