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Hotel World / Hotel World (Spanish Edition) (Alfaguara) ebook

by Ali Smith


Five disparate voices inhabit Ali Smith's dreamlike, mesmerising Hotel World, set in the luxurious anonymity of the Global Hotel, in an unnamed northern English city.

Five disparate voices inhabit Ali Smith's dreamlike, mesmerising Hotel World, set in the luxurious anonymity of the Global Hotel, in an unnamed northern English city.

Hotel World is a postmodern novel, influenced by modernist novels, written by Ali Smith. The novel portrays the stages of grief in relation to the passage of time. It won both the Scottish Arts Council Book Award (2001) and the Encore Award (2002)

Hotel World is a postmodern novel, influenced by modernist novels, written by Ali Smith. It won both the Scottish Arts Council Book Award (2001) and the Encore Award (2002). There are five characters, two relatives, three strangers, but all female. There is a homeless woman, a hotel receptionist, a hotel critic, the ghost of a hotel chambermaid, and the ghost's sister.

Praise for ali smith’s. This tirelessly inventive, vastly accomplished book was conceived with ferocious intelligence and executed with grace, wit, and authority. Like her compatriots Zadie Smith and Nicola Barker, Ali Smith is a writers’ writer, and Hotel World is an extremely writerly novel, rife with theoretical, metatextual and metaphysical concerns. The Hartford Courant. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the novel takes brilliant advantage of its setting by revealing a social hierarchy in miniature, rife with the nuanced interactions of employees and guests.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Five people: four are living; three are strangers; two are sisters; one, a teenage hotel chambermaid.

Hotel World is essential reading from a major talent' Independent. Five people: four are living, three are strangers, two are sisters, one is dead. In her highly acclaimed and most ambitious book to date, the brilliant young Scottish writer Ali Smith brings alive five unforgettable characters and traces their intersecting lives. This is a short novel with big themes (time, chance, money, death) but an eye for tiny detail: the taste of dust, the weight of a few coins in the hand, the pleasurable pain of a stone in one's shoe. Ali Smith has got style, ideas, and punch. Read her. Jeanette Winterson Hotel World is everything a novel should be: disturbing, comforting, funny, challenging, sad, rude, beautiful.

America Reads Spanish. org. -sevi. mericareadsspanish. America Reads Spanish. tura/wendy-guerra 12.

At a dinner party in the posh London suburb of Greenwich, Miles Garth suddenly leaves the table midway through the meal, locks himself in an upstairs room, and refuses to leave. An eclectic group of neighbors and friends slowly gathers around the house, and Miles’s story is told from the points of view of four of them: Anna, a woman in her forties; Mark, a man in his sixties; May, a woman in her eighties; and a ten-year-old named Brooke.

Hotel World takes us through a night in the lives of five people. Similar books by other authors. Three are strangers, two are sisters, one is dead. Playful, defiant and richly inventive, Hotel World is a riotous elegy, a deadpan celebration, an alchemy of opposite worlds colliding to make a modern parable of connection and indifference, and ultimately a defence of love. Genre: Literary Fiction.

Título original: Hotel World. A funny glimpse into the lives of five people connected to one branch of the ubiquitous Global Hotel chain.

Cinco mujeres: cuatro están vivas, tres son forasteras, dos son hermanas, una está muerta. Y todas han pasado alguna vez por el hotel. Hotel World nos acoge en una noche de sus vidas. Por los pasillos caminan sus esperanzas y desencantos, cobijados en la memoria de ese lugar. Cada una cruzándose con las demás sin reparar en la casualidad de sus encuentros. Juego, desafío, inventiva desbordante, esta novela es una alquimia de mundos opuestos que chocan para dar como resultado una parábola moderna sobre la comunicación y la indiferencia, y, finalmente, una defensa del amor.
Hotel World / Hotel World (Spanish Edition) (Alfaguara) ebook
Author:
Ali Smith
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Thrillers & Suspense
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Alfaguara; Translation edition (June 1, 2004)
Pages:
256 pages
Rating:
4.9
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