About the author:
Zadie Smith is the well – known short story writer, essayist, and English Novelist. She has won Orange prize for fiction and also Anisfield Wolf book award. Her novel White teeth was praised worldwide and also included in the Time magazine’s list of 100 best English novels from 1923 to 2005. Apart from the Swing Time, her work also includes the white teeth, the autograph man, on beauty, Martha and Hanwell and a lot more. Smith was also elected a fellow of the Royal Society of literature in 2002.
About the Novel:
Authored by Zadie Smith, Swing Time is one of the best novels released in the month of November 2016. Basically, this novel reveals the story of two brown girls who meet in the tap class. They two become best friends as they live in the neighboring estate flats. These two girls have the dream of being the best dancers but only one of them, Tracey, has the real talent. It’s a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never quite forgotten but never to be revisited either. Tracey struggles with the adult life while her friend leaves the old neighborhood behind, travelling the world as an assistant to the renowned singers Aimee. The twist in the story comes when the narrator comes to know that the Aimee has the affair with Lamin. When Aimee develops grand philanthropic ambitions, the story takes the turn and moves from London to West Africa. The book ends on the day when the narrator’s mother dies, instead of going to see her mother, she goes to Tracey’s flat to see Tracey and her children dancing together.
Well, this novel gets the mixed reviews from the critics. Like all other Zadie’s novels, this one is also interesting, crisp and readable. The story of the novel is engrossing enough to bind the reader till the end. It is also believed that this novel can be transformed into the movie which anyone would love to watch. As far as the critic’s reviews are concerned, the Swing Time is the Smith’s finest novel to till this date. Find more Latest Released Books here…