‘White Teeth’ by Zadie Smith

I’ve discovered Zadie Smith through one of Elif Shafak’s books and has since become one of my favourite British female writers. White Teeth is an incredibly successful literary debut, shaped by the imagination of a 21-year old Zadie Smith, a then-Cambridge student, and has won several awards, including The Guardian First Book, Commonwealth Writers Prize […]

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‘The Infinite Plan’ by Isabel Allende

A novel about love and despair in all their shapes; one by one, Allende’s characters go through life cherishing the good and leaving behind the bad – a friend’s unconditional love, the gratefulness of an adoptive mother, childhood memories, fiery and passionate flings, shallow romances, unattached parents-children relationships, consequences of narrow-minded mentalities, betrayals, shattered hearts, promises and dreams. A novel […]

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