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White Teeth

White Teeth

by Zadie Smith

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this story?

NC-17, for adult content

There's actually not much in the way of explicit sex in this novel. But the characters use very adult language to talk about sex and sexual acts (and just about everything else). Language is part of what is so impressive and important about this novel, but it's also what earns it an NC-17 rating.

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