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Intimacy

By: Hanif Kureishi
Narrated by: Selva Rasalingam
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Summary

Jay is leaving his partner and their two sons. As the long night before his departure unfolds, he remembers the ups and downs of his relationship with Susan. In an unforgettable and often pitiless reflection of their time together, he analyses the agonies and the joys of trying to make a life with another person.

©1999 Hanif Kureishi (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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That rare case

When a book and a film are different, but both good. Very robust prose. Very sincere and in a way tragic .

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Intense

Like intimacy itself, this book is intense. It's like being caught up in a perfect storm of emotions that are the landscape of relationships.

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Meditative and sad

A story about an averagely depressed man - could as easily have been a woman, maturity and marital dissatisfaction cuts both ways- & will test how much you’ve been interpellated.

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Diary of a Narcissist aged 55 and 3/4

Infuriating for all the mothers out there trying to keep hearth and home together in the face of a man for whom washing up just isn't his thing and who would rather chase young women round.But have to admit it's a good listen.

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