Swing Time

Langbeschreibung
Smith's finest. Extraordinary, truly marvellous Observer Superb Financial Times Breathtaking TLS Pitch-perfect, Daily Telegraph ;A tale of two girls who meet in a West London dance class... A page-turner that beautifully written Glamour. There is still no better chronicler of the modern British family than Zadie Smith TelegraphSHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2017 A dazzlingly exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On BeautyTwo brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, black bodies and black music, what it means to belong, what it means to be free. It's a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited, but never quite forgotten either.Bursting with energy, rhythm and movement, Swing Time is Zadie Smith's most ambitious novel yet. It is a story about music and identity, race and class, those who follow the dance and those who lead it . .
Zadie Smith is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time, as well as two collections of essays, Changing My Mind and Feel Free, and a collection of short stories, Grand Union. White Teeth won multiple awards, including the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Guardian First Book Award. On Beauty was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Orange Prize for Fiction, and NW was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Zadie Smith is currently a tenured professor of fiction at New York University and a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books.
ISBN-13:
9780241980262
Veröffentl:
2017
Erscheinungsdatum:
06.07.2017
Seiten:
464
Autor:
Zadie Smith
Gewicht:
255 g
Format:
183x114x35 mm
Sprache:
Englisch

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