White Teeth

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Zadie Smith’s dazzling debut caught critics grasping for comparisons and deciding on everyone from Charles Dickens to Salman Rushdie to John Irving and Martin Amis. But the truth is that Zadie Smith’s voice is remarkably, fluently, and al ...Continua
Laura Trepy
Ha scritto il 01/10/16

Bei personaggi e qualche colpo di scena, purtroppo non ho avuto molto tempo per apprezzare la complessità della trama.

Ha scritto il 11/07/16

La sua scrittura è di una ricchezza incalzante.

Ha scritto il 26/08/15
I've got a coin!
This huge –at least for my reading habits- book should have been given to me by someone as a consolation prize for not having gained his friendship. It wasn’t, since not being friends is a good-enough reason not to ever meet again: shortly after the...Continua
Tommaso Bruni
Ha scritto il 11/05/14
Story of three families
This is the intertwined story of three English families, spanning from the 1970s to the 1990s. One bloodline comes from Jamaica, one from Bangladesh, and one from Oxbridge. It is very difficult to describe this book. I can just say that it is very cl...Continua
Ha scritto il 28/08/13
Romanzo situazionista e psicogeografico, direi. Meglio di Chronic City e un pelo peggio del Buddha delle periferie, tanto per citare della letteratura in scia a questa. Una storia fatta, non da una storia, ma dagli innumerevoli particolari che giudic...Continua

Ha scritto il Apr 29, 2008, 21:30
“There are no words. The one I send home comes out a pukka Englishman, white-suited, silly wig lawyer. The one I keep here is fully paid-up green-bow-tie-wearing fundamentalist terrorist. I sometimes wonder why I bother,” said Samad bitterly, betrayi...Continua
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Ha scritto il Apr 29, 2008, 20:58
It's a funny thing about the modern world. You hear girls in the toilets of clubs saying, “Yeah, he fucked off and left me. He didn't love me. He just couldn't deal with love. He was too fucked up to know how to love me.” Now, how did that happen? Wh...Continua
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Ha scritto il Apr 26, 2008, 23:32
“Therefore my mistress' eyes are raven black, her brows so suited, and they mourners seem... My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips' red. If snow be white, why then her breasts dun... [...]If hairs be wires, b...Continua
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Ha scritto il Apr 06, 2008, 01:21
But dying's no easy trick. And suicide can't be put on a list of Things to Do in between cleaning the grill pan and leveling the sofa leg with a brick. It is a decision not to do, to un-do; a kiss blown at oblivion. No matter what anyone says, suicid...Continua
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Ha scritto il Apr 06, 2008, 00:53
[...] though he didn't know it, and despite the Hoover tube that lay on the passenger seat pumping from the exhaust pipe into his lungs, luck was with him that morning. The thinnest covering of luck was on him like fresh dew. While he slipped in and...Continua
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