NW (Paperback)Zadie Smith (author)
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From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Swing Time, White Teeth and On Beauty - a masterful and intimate novel of modern London life
'A triumph. Every sentence sings' Guardian
'Intensely funny, richly varied, always unexpected. A joyous, optimistic, angry masterpiece' Daily Telegraph
'Smith's most satisfying novel. Funny, sexy, weird, full of acute social comedy. She's up there with the best around' Evening Standard
Zadie Smith's brilliant tragicomic NW follows four Londoners - Leah, Natalie, Felix and Nathan - after they've left their childhood council estate, grown up and moved on to different lives. From private houses to public parks, at work and at play, their city is brutal, beautiful and complicated. Yet after a chance encounter they each find that the choices they've made, the people they once were and are now, can suddenly, rapidly unravel. Funny, poignant and vividly contemporary, NW is as brimming with vitality as the city itself.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
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“NW by Zadie Smith”
I was wary about whether it would come up to expectations after 'White Teeth'.
If anything I enjoyed it more.
“Do not waste hours of your life on this book”
If, like me, you read to escape the monotony of every day life, this book is definitely not for you. Although it does make you realise that your own life is, by comparison, quite interesting. It is the kind of book... More
“Best book I've read in the last 15 years”
This novel by Zadie Smith is one of those books I'd like to read over and over again. It is life-changing. One of the most insightful and fresh and absorbing I've ever come across - I would include her... More
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