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NW by Zadie Smith

I gave a slightly mixed review of ‘White Teeth‘ by Zadie Smith last year.  I enjoyed it more than I thought I would but it did have a few flaws.  Over a decade after her first novel was published when she was just twenty-five years old, Smith now offers us ‘NW’, another ambitious and sprawling novel which focuses on four thirty-something characters – Leah, Felix, Natalie and Nathan – who all grew up on the Caldwell council estate in north-west London and find that their lives continue to overlap many years later. Continue reading


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