White Teeth

White Teeth

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Chosen by the Guardian as one of the Best Books of the 21st Century From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Swing Time, On Beauty and Grand Union 'BELIEVE THE HYPE' The Times The international bestseller and modern classic of multicultural Britain - an unforgettable portrait of London One of the most talked about debut novels of all time, White Teeth is a funny, generous, big-hearted novel, adored by critics and readers alike. Dealing - among many other things - with friendship, love, war, three cultures and three families over three generations, one brown mouse, and the tricky way the past has of coming back and biting you on the ankle, it is a life-affirming, riotous must-read of a book. 'The almost preposterous talent was clear from the first pages' Julian Barnes, Guardian 'Street-smart and learned, sassy and philosophical all at the same time' New York Times 'Outstanding' Sunday Telegraph

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Zadie Smith
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2001-01-25
File : 560 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780141939230


White Teeth

White Teeth

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Set against London's racial and cultural tapestry, venturing across the former empire and into the past as it barrels toward the future, White Teeth revels in the ecstatic hodgepodge of modern life, flirting with disaster, confounding expectations, and embracing the comedy of daily existence. Zadie Smith’s dazzling debut caught critics grasping for comparisons and deciding on everyone from Charles Dickens to Salman Rushdie to John Irving and Martin Amis. But the truth is that Zadie Smith’s voice is remarkably, fluently, and altogether wonderfully her own. At the center of this invigorating novel are two unlikely friends, Archie Jones and Samad Iqbal. Hapless veterans of World War II, Archie and Samad and their families become agents of England’s irrevocable transformation. A second marriage to Clara Bowden, a beautiful, albeit tooth-challenged, Jamaican half his age, quite literally gives Archie a second lease on life, and produces Irie, a knowing child whose personality doesn’t quite match her name (Jamaican for “no problem”). Samad’s late-in-life arranged marriage (he had to wait for his bride to be born), produces twin sons whose separate paths confound Iqbal’s every effort to direct them, and a renewed, if selective, submission to his Islamic faith.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Zadie Smith
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2003-05-20
File : 464 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781400075508


Writers Company

Writers Company

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Genre : Authors
Author by : Eleanor Wachtel
Publisher : Harcourt
Release : 1994
File : 301 Pages
ISBN-13 : UCSC:32106011501944


Zadie Smith S White Teeth

Zadie Smith S White Teeth

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Offers an accessible and informative introduction to the popular novel.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author by : Claire Squires
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2002-06-26
File : 96 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0826453260


London Fictions

London Fictions

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London Fictions is a book about London, real and imagined. Two dozen contemporary writers, from Cathi Unsworth to Courttia Newland, reflect on some of the novelists and the novels that have helped define the modern city, from George Gissing to Zadie Smith, Hangover Square to Brick Lane. It is a book about East End boys and West End girls, bedsit land and dockland, the homeless and the homesick, immigrants and emigrants. All human life is here – highminded Hampstead and boozy Fitzrovia, the Jewish East End, intellectual Bloomsbury and Chinese Limehouse, Black London, Asian London, Irish London, Gay London...

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Genre : Literary Collections
Author by : Andrew Whitehead
Publisher : Five Leaves
Release : 2013-04-15
File : 283 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781907869860


The Devil S Teeth

The Devil S Teeth

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A journalist's obsession brings her to a remote island off the California coast, home to the world's most mysterious and fearsome predators--and the strange band of surfer-scientists who follow them Susan Casey was in her living room when she first saw the great white sharks of the Farallon Islands, their dark fins swirling around a small motorboat in a documentary. These sharks were the alphas among alphas, some longer than twenty feet, and there were too many to count; even more incredible, this congregation was taking place just twenty-seven miles off the coast of San Francisco. In a matter of months, Casey was being hoisted out of the early-winter swells on a crane, up a cliff face to the barren surface of Southeast Farallon Island-dubbed by sailors in the 1850s the "devil's teeth." There she joined Scot Anderson and Peter Pyle, the two biologists who bunk down during shark season each fall in the island's one habitable building, a haunted, 135-year-old house spackled with lichen and gull guano. Two days later, she got her first glimpse of the famous, terrifying jaws up close and she was instantly hooked; her fascination soon yielded to obsession-and an invitation to return for a full season. But as Casey readied herself for the eight-week stint, she had no way of preparing for what she would find among the dangerous, forgotten islands that have banished every campaign for civilization in the past two hundred years. The Devil's Teeth is a vivid dispatch from an otherworldly outpost, a story of crossing the boundary between society and an untamed place where humans are neither wanted nor needed.

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Genre : Nature
Author by : Susan Casey
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Release : 2006-05-30
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781466800519


London Fields

London Fields

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London Fields is Amis's murder story for the end of the millennium—"a comic murder mystery, an apocalyptic satire, a scatological meditation on love and death" (The New York Times). The murderee is Nicola Six, a "black hole" of sex and self-loathing intent on orchestrating her own extinction. The murderer may be Keith Talent, a violent lowlife whose only passions are pornography and darts. Or is the killer the rich, honorable, and dimly romantic Guy Clinch? Here, Amis is "by turns lyrical and obscene, colloquial and rhapsodic." —Michiko Kakutani

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Martin Amis
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2010-08-24
File : 480 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780307743978


The Autograph Man

The Autograph Man

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Alex-Li Tandem sells autographs. His business is to hunt for names on paper, collect them, sell them, and occasionally fake them—all to give the people what they want: a little piece of Fame. But what does Alex want? Only the return of his father, the end of religion, something for his headache, three different girls, infinite grace, and the rare autograph of forties movie actress Kitty Alexander. With fries. The Autograph Man is a deeply funny existential tour around the hollow trappings of modernity: celebrity, cinema, and the ugly triumph of symbol over experience. It offers further proof that Zadie Smith is one of the most staggeringly talented writers of her generation. Look for her new book Swing Time, coming November 2016.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Zadie Smith
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2003-08-12
File : 368 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781400034437


Penguin Readers Level 7 White Teeth Elt Graded Reader

Penguin Readers Level 7 White Teeth Elt Graded Reader

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Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series. Please note that the eBook edition does NOT include access to the audio edition and digital book. Written for learners of English as a foreign language, each title includes carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. White Teeth, a Level 7 Reader, is B2 in the CEFR framework. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to four clauses, introducing future perfect simple, mixed conditionals, past perfect continuous, mixed conditionals, more complex passive forms and modals for deduction in the past. White Teeth is the story of three very different families who live close together in London in the 1980s and 1990s. The Bowdens are part-Jamaican; the Iqbals are from Bangladesh; and the Chalfens are white. The story looks at how people's pasts affect their lives now, and the lives and futures of their children. Visit the Penguin Readers website Register to access online resources including tests, worksheets and answer keys. Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock a digital book and audio edition (not available with the eBook).

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Genre : Foreign Language Study
Author by : Zadie Smith
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2020-11-05
File : 128 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780241491218


The Lazy Man S Guide To Teeth Whitening

The Lazy Man S Guide To Teeth Whitening

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You don’t have to go to dental clinics and spend too much cash just to whiten your teeth. There are a lot of over the counter products that can help you achieve whiter teeth. These products can be used right at home – convenient, and less expensive. GRAB A COPY OF THIS EBOOK TODAY!

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Genre : Health & Fitness
Author by : Kimberly Martin
Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
Release : 2015-11-06
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781329672659