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Hotel World

AuthorAli Smith

NarratorJulia Damassa

Duration7h

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels, LGBTQ+ Literature

PublisherInhouse

VersionUnabridged

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Five disparate voices inhabit Ali Smith's dreamlike 'Hotel World', set in the luxurious anonymity of the Global Hotel, in an unnamed northern English city. The disembodied yet interconnected characters include Sara, a 19-year-old chambermaid who has recently died at the hotel; her bereaved sister, Clare, who visits the scene of Sara's death; Penny, an advertising copywriter who is staying in the room opposite; Lise, the Global's depressed receptionist; and the homeless Else who begs on the street outside. Shortlisted for both the Booker and Orange Prize.

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