Hotel World

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Hamish Hamilton, Jan 1, 2001 - Accident victims - 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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I honestly have no idea why I chose to read this book. It was described as "experimental" - simply another word for "pretentious," I thought - and I really do not care for stream of consciousness. Or ... Read full review

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This book was a refreshing change of pace from the others I've read recently. The writing style is fragmented, challenging, stream-of-conscienceness, moment-in-time, random, specific... Words and ... Read full review

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Section 1
3
Section 2
35
Section 3
81
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Ali Smith is the author of nine works of fiction, including HotelWorld and TheAccidental, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and winner of the Whitbread Award. She lives in Cambridge, England.

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