Hotel world

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2001 - Fiction - 236 pages
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Five women: four are alive, three are foreigners, two are sisters, one is deadthey have all been in this hotel. Their hopes and disappointments roam freely through the hallways, sheltered by its walls as each crosses the path of the other without ever giving a thought to the sheer coincidence of their encounters. Hotel World invites us to join them for a night in their existence. In this novel, opposite worlds collide, resulting in the affirmation of love. Smith is also known for The Accidental named Novel of the Year by Britain's prestigious Whitbread Book Awards.

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Originally I like this book and gave it 4*. But on reflection I found myself disliking this more and more. Don't get me wrong, the story is quite good and gripping but there is something in Smith's ... Read full review

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ALI SMITH has written six works of fiction including "Hotel World", which was shortlisted for both the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize and won the Encore Award and the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year Award. Born in Inverness, Scotland, she now lives in Cambridge, England.

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