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by Ali Smith
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javajunco
javajunco rated it 6 years ago
I liked it, but not nearly as good as most of her other books.
michaelhartford
michaelhartford rated it 15 years ago
What a start! Ali Smith’s Hotel World explodes with the buzz of language and never relents. Told as stream-of-consciousness vignettes focussing on a girl who died falling down a hotel dumbwaiter, “Hotel World” owes much to the Modernist masterpieces of Joyce and Woolf, but doesn’t feel at all dated ...
PJE
PJE rated it 19 years ago
Woooooooo- hooooooo is how this book starts.The opening depicts the thoughts of nineteen-year-old chambermaid Sara Wilby as she plummets - and after she has plummeted - four floors down to her death inside a dumb waiter at the hotel where she works. The events of that fateful night are presented fro...
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