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Author: Zadie Smith
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, Camberwell, Vic. 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel about London life. It 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  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zadie Smith
ISBN: 9780241145555 0241145554
OCLC Number: 861964405
Notes: This is the story of a city. The north-west corner of a city. Here you'll find guests and hosts, those with power and those without it, people who live somewhere special and others who live nowhere at all. And many people in between. Every city is like this. Cheek-by-jowl living. Separate worlds. And then there are the visitations: the rare times a stranger crosses a threshold without permission or warning, causing a disruption in the whole system. Like the April afternoon a woman came to Leah Hanwell's door, seeking help, disturbing the peace, forcing Leah out of her isolation...Zadie Smith's brilliant tragi-comic new novel follows four Londoners - Leah, Natalie, Felix and Nathan - as they try to make adult lives outside of Caldwell...
Awards: Shortlisted for Women's Prize for Fiction 2013.
Shortlisted for Ondaatje Prize 2013.
Description: 295 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Zadie Smith.

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