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The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey
The White Woman on the Green Bicycle

Letterlover, September 23, 2012

Roffey's novel is an exploration of the intensely personal--the integration of the soul and the country, the lover, the family, the conscience, and the society. It is at once rough and sensitive as it weaves the marriage of George and Sabine through the brokenness of Trinidad. Beautiful written. The real thing.
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On Beauty: A Novel by Zadie Smith
On Beauty: A Novel

Letterlover, January 24, 2011

In this novel, Zadie Smith takes her reader inside the heart of a marriage. Her characters are utterly vibrant and bring alive cultural, racial, and generational conflicts, ultimately challenging the superficiality of all of them. This is not a new novel, of course, but it was my first brush with Smith's wit, insight, and compelling narrative line. Great stuff.
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