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E' solo una sentenza di morte.
I bambini. Se nascono, prima o poi moriranno. Ed è questo che gli dai, in fin dei conti.
Zadie is always successful in understanding Londoners contraddictions, and rarely fails in portraying them in a pleasant and capturing way. The novel never loses its rhythm, despite changing its pace as the lives of Leah and Natalie evolve (as the two characters result in two lively parts of Smith's own personality), and changing its literary language from section to section. The best part, however, is the epic one concerning the life of Felix, the true masterpiece of the novel.
Earlier this year, I read "White teeth" by the same author. I am not sure why, but the book had been sitting on my nightstand for years - literally. When I finally got to it, it was a complete revelation. Zadie Smith struck me as an incredibly talented story teller, with the ability of giving a voice to incredibly well-crafted characters that come alive page after page. Truth is, when I read a book that good, I am always scared of reading another book by the same author. The bar is set pretty high at that point, and possible delusion is magnified. Well, it was such a great pleasure that Smith's 2013 novel is such a great, brilliant, outstanding work. Read it!...Continua