NW: A Novel

NW: A Novel

Zadie Smith


One of the New York instances publication Review's 10 most sensible Books of 2012

Set in northwest London, Zadie Smith’s tremendous tragicomic novel follows 4 locals—Leah, Natalie, Felix, and Nathan—as they struggle to make grownup lives outdoors of Caldwell, the council property in their early life. In inner most homes and public parks, at paintings and at play, those Londoners inhabit a advanced position, as attractive because it is brutal, the place the thoroughfares cover the again alleys and taking the excessive street can occasionally lead you to a lifeless finish. Depicting the fashionable city zone—familiar to city-dwellers everywhere—NW is a quietly devastating novel of encounters, mercurial and important, just like the urban itself.

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