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NW by Zadie Smith

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The fat sun stalls by the phone masts.

This is how Zadie Smith opens her latest novel, NW, and how appropriate–that something so fiery and core-hot, so screaming and universal could appear dumbfounded, loafing, stagnant.

Meet North West London, a relative dystopia from those adolescent promises that London made Smith’s crew of characters.