Tag: book worm

Zadie Smith’s “Swing Time”

What appealed to me most about Swing Time were the significant similarities between the main character’s life and Smith’s own. You will always have me at ‘based on a true story’. Zadie Smith was born in 1975 in Brent, north-west London to a Jamaican mother and an English father. The novel certainly feels like watching a slow-motion dance routine; giving its reader time to frown and ponder the intricacies of the footwork and the interactions of its four starring women.

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Lynn Hill’s ‘Climbing Free – My Life In The Vertical World’

Lynn is the perfect example of a woman shattering the gender barrier, in one of the most incredible stories I have ever had the pleasure of reading.

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