On Beauty

Author(s): Zadie Smith

Fiction

Set in New England mainly and London partly, "On Beauty" concerns a pair of feuding families - the Belseys and the Kipps - and a clutch of doomed affairs. It puts low morals among high ideals and asks some searching questions about what life does to love. For the Belseys and the Kipps, the confusions - both personal and political - of our uncertain age are about to be brought close to home: right to the heart of family.


Product Information

Winner of Orange Prize 2006 and Somerset Maugham Award 2006. Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Writer of the Year 2006 and Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2005 and Orange Youth Panel Prize 2010.

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General Fields

  • : 9780141019451
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Character Books Ltd
  • : April 2006
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 28mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Zadie Smith
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 823.92
  • : 464