Hanif Kureishiis often noted for his tendency to pit his protagonist against the dichotomous setting around him. In one of Kureishi’s short stories titled Goodbye, . The PDF file you selected should load here if your Web browser has a PDF reader plug-in installed (for example, a recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader). Goodbye, Mother by Hanif Kureishi. If you think the living are difficult to deal with, the dead can be worse. This is what Harry’s friend Gerald had said. The remark.

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Goodbye Mother

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Preview — Goodbye Mother by Hanif Kureishi. Goodbye Mother by Hanif Kureishi. Da quel momento Harry inizia a ripercorrere la propria esistenza, pensando ai tanti sbagli mai confessati, ai rimpianti e al forte rimorso per non essere mai riuscito a dimostrare al padre tutto il suo affetto.


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Jan 08, Jana rated it it was amazing Shelves: When talent and wisdomness meet life, you get Hanif Kureishi. In the end, all that would remain of one’s years would be the quality of one’s link with others, of how far one had gone with them, because there’s no cure for living.


This story broke my heart and then stitched it back together. Een zoon vergezelt zijn moeder naar het graf van zijn vader, en mijmert over geluk en depressie, zijn opvoeding, zijn mothdr en zijn werk. Elena rated it it was ok Dec 12, Serena rated it liked it Jan 04, Katerina Botsiou rated it liked it Feb 21, Dylan rated it it was ok Jul 26, Buddyna rated it liked it Apr 01, Ali Amiri rated it really liked it Jun 29, Giulia Scacchi rated it really liked it May 15, Mrtambourine rated it liked it Oct 01, Naima Khan rated it liked it May 30, W rated it liked it Aug 18, Mohammad rated it it was ok Nov 05, Pietro Bellini rated it liked it Feb 04, Laura Rajaa rated it really liked it Mar 20, Erin Rouleau marked it as to-read Jan 17, Billie marked it as to-read Jan 18, Kimmarie marked it kureishhi to-read May 09, Biju marked it as to-read Nov 11, Francesca added it Jan 03, Carmen Belacqua marked it as to-read Jul 05, Magda marked it as to-read Feb 24, Leo Kuznetsov marked it as to-read Sep 19, Soonha marked it as to-read Oct 01, Sarosh Sohail marked it as to-read Nov 05, Paola added it Dec 16, Donghun marked it as to-read Feb 17, Gelareh marked it as to-read Jul 08, LAQ marked it as to-read Aug 19, Zibafarahani marked it as to-read Nov 06, Ines Minten marked it as to-read Kuureishi 16, Chiara Marchioni added it Jun 16, Michela marked it as to-read Jul 07, Riya added it Jul 31, Paolo added it Aug 20, Martalasanguinaria added it Nov 20, Marcus Aurelius marked it as to-read Jan 20, Niki marked it as to-read Jun 25, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Kureishi was kureisih in London to a Pakistani father and an English mother. His father, Rafiushan, was from a wealthy Madras family, most of whose members moved to Pakistan after the Partition of India in He came to Britain to study law but soon abandoned his studies. Kureishi attended Bromley Technical High School where David Bowie had also been a pupil and after taking his A levels at a local sixth form college, he spent a year studying philosophy at Lancaster University before dropping out.

The next year,saw the release of the feature film entitled London Kills Me; a film written and directed Kureishi. His novel Intimacy revolved around the story of a man leaving his wife and two young sons after feeling physically and emotionally rejected by his wife.

Goodbye Mother by Hanif Kureishi

This created certain controversy as Kureishi himself had recently left his wife and two young sons. It is assumed to be at least semi-autobiographical. It was controversial for its unreserved sex scenes.

The book was translated into Persian by Niki Karimi in Kureishi is married and has a pair of twins and a younger son. Books by Hanif Kureishi. Trivia About Goodbye Mother. No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign motyer in to your Goodreads account.