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On Beauty

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2005

    Gorgeous!

    Another stunning book from one of today's best young authors. Zadie Smith can't miss and I think this is her best yet. Ms. Smith is surely a literary genius.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 27, 2005

    Zadie Smith has done it again!!!!!

    All I have to say is wow! When I finished reading White Teeth I wanted more and Zadie Smith has done just that. More fun, more twist and turns more insight, more life lessons learned, and more unexpected endings. On Beauty is all at once funny, sad, optimistic, and pessimistic. Zadie Smith never fails to impress. What is really exciting about this novel is Smith dropped the vile veil that covers academia and revealed in no uncertain terms the repulsive nature of some our beloved ¿professors¿. From proselytizers to liberals Smith has wrapped them all up in the same phony cloth and hung them out to dry. She has constructed a story so telling of today¿s story that it can bring on the desire to scream. While she does give us a little sparkle of optimism where it counts, with the youth this story does hold us all responsible for our crazy today. I loved the characters I am sure I know them all, I loved the details, and simply put I loved the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2005

    Tremendous!!! Thank You Ms. Smith!!!

    I am awed by this book. It is so beautifully written and the characters so touchable. I read and reread as I did not want this novel to end. THANK YOU!! Ms. Smith you have provided hours of enjoyment.

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