Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 06/06/2013
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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
  • ISBN: 9780141036595
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 245g
  • 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 i... READ 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 absorbi... READ MORE
Mercedes Leon
Cleverly handled
A book for Londoners and native city dwellers. A raw insight into the lives starting in a rough council estate and getting out...only they never escape. It... READ MORE
Bryony Smith