- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: Random House (2000)
- ASIN: B0052091VW
- Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (494 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,896,063 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This story started out promising but actually became something I plodded through. The ending was then way too fast, almost a cut-off. Very disappointed.Published 11 days ago by Amazon Customer
I expected a better novel from Zadie Smith. I had to drag myself to finish it, just to say I had read it. Read morePublished 12 days ago by J Cather Weaver
There is much humor in this complex story about the challenges mixed races face in daily living. The pace of the book is steady but keeps one's interest because you cannot possibly... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Abigail
Very ambitious novel with numerous characters and chronology changes. Smith pulls it all off quite well. Read morePublished 1 month ago by BJT
Zadie is quite the ingenue. She has an unconventional, decidedly precocious and postcolonial approach to language and history, as well as a wicked sense of humour, which I just... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Christin M. Mulligan
Nonsense, pretentious. I read most of it on the Stairmaster so perhaps that might explain why j loathed reading this.Published 2 months ago by Tony
Kind of a mess as the author intorduces more characters than s/he chose to develop. Long discourses on Muslim morality seem contradict the actions. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Doug Easterling
A mess of great characters. Stirred together and you keep seeing that connections must come.
And then they do. Read more
I LOVE THIS BOOK SO MUCH. I would have loved it more if I hadn't had to write a research paper on it but hey, I can't be picky. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Beverly Steele