I’ve had a copy of ‘On Beauty’ by Zadie Smith on my shelf for ages but as it is based on ‘Howards End’ by E. M. 476 more words
As the train approached Tokyo Central Station, he looked down upon a tree-lined avenue.
It ran east and west, almost at right angles to the railroad. 202 more words
On second reading, Zadie Smith’s acerbic third novel, On Beauty, fails to make any real emotional impact.
Essentially the story of two feuding families in the rarefied atmosphere of academia and a (fictional) New England university just outside Boston, … 818 more words