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Swing Time - Zadie Smith
Swing Time
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An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black... show more
An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free. It's a close but
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780241144152 (0241144159)
Pages no: 453
Edition language: English
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ladyofthelake
ladyofthelake rated it
5.0 Swing Time von Zadie Smith: Meisterhaft erzählt
Am Ende von Zadie Smiths neustem Roman „Swing Time“ weiß der Leser so ziemlich alles über die Protagonistin. Nur nicht ihren Namen. Die Ich-Erzählerin wächst als Kind einer farbigen Mutter und eines weißen Vaters in einem der ärmeren Londoner Stadtteile auf. Sie interessiert sich leidenschaftlich ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 The book presents many ideas for discussion by a thoughtful group: race, class, relationships, dreams, disappointments, elitism.
Swing Time-Zadie Smith, author, Pippa Bennett-Warner, narrator The novel is set between London, England and a community in West Africa. The main character, who remains unnamed throughout the novel, is our narrator. Beginning when she is seven years old, she describes her attraction to and budding fr...
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