The Black Album by Hanif Kureishi

Part of me thinks I’ve read The Buddha of Suburbia, part of me doubts it very much, and a quiet part of me, which knows better, points out that it was probably White Teeth by Zadie Smith or the unending London Fields by Martin Amis. The comparison is all I’m looking for which is particularly unfair as I thoroughly enjoyed this book, far more than London Fields (still to be finished after several years) and White Teeth both of which feel a little exclusionary to those not ‘blessed’ enough to live near the capital of England. The Black Album is the story of a somewhat naive and trusting soul who embarks, unwittingly, on a journey of discovery in which it …

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mad musings of me (uk) is auditioning this site for her blogroll. I’m desperately trying to think of SomeTHiNG clever and witty to say, any suggestions? (I thought about sucking up and agreeing that White Teeth was a very good book but that’s below even me, sort of…)

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