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ecohn's picture

Zadie Smith’s writing style throughout NW was varied. She seemed to change how she introduced ideas depending on which character in the novel was experiencing them. This made it somewhat more difficult to place a specific voice as the narrator of the book, but I overall liked how she did this. By changing her writing style, she also kept it interesting. 400 pages of any book can easily be turned into an overwhelming mess, but she, with sections like the one titled “some answers” keeps the reader engaged and guessing about significance.