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Mostly very good, only the last three or four pieces are not especially worth reading. The Hanif Kureishi novella is very entertaining and the piece set in Uganda is horribly disturbing. I would probably have found the piece by Leslie Cockburn shocking too if I hadn’t read the much fuller account of the Cocaine Importing Agency in whiteout.
wonderful novella, I'm actually rereading it for the 2nd time. Being South Asian British and punk, this story greatly appeals to me. Both Nina (the punk chick) and Nadia (the Pakistani homely girl) remind me.. of myself. This was published in 1987/88, so the novella actually evokes very strong images of gritty London, the Punk London of the 1980s that doesn't exist anymore.
The Kureishi story (title story) "with your tongue down my throat" changed my life completely.