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The Last Word

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel (nominee)
The brilliantly funny novel from Hanif Kureishi.

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?

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.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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March 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last Word: A Novel
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 1-4767-7920-1 / 978-1-4767-7920-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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January 2014 : UK Hardback

Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 0-571-27756-X / 978-0-571-27756-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 0-571-27752-7 / 978-0-571-27752-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 0-571-33361-3 / 978-0-571-33361-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 0-571-27755-1 / 978-0-571-27755-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 0-571-27753-5 / 978-0-571-27753-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 0-571-27754-3 / 978-0-571-27754-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber Ome
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Audio Editions

October 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
ISBN: 1-72134-040-8 / 978-1-72134-040-8
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
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June 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
Publisher: Audible Studios
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June 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Word: A Novel
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


January 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Word
Author(s): Hanif Kureishi
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU