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Tourism By Nirpal Dhaliwal Singh

Tourism
by Nirpal Dhaliwal Singh

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Bhupinder 'Puppy' Singh Johal - handsome, rakish and spiritually disenfranchised - has left behind the immigrant neighbourhood of Southall to mix with the elite of metropolitan London society.
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Tourism by Nirpal Dhaliwal Singh

Bhupinder 'Puppy' Singh Johal - handsome, rakish and spiritually disenfranchised - has left behind the immigrant neighbourhood of Southall to mix with the elite of metropolitan London society. Sexually ambitious, he is intent on living life to the full, regardless of the consequences. When sloaney rich-girl Sophie, falls for him, he grabs the chance to escape his past and pursue the woman of his dreams, the voluptuous sophisticate Sarupa, who happens to be engaged to Sophie's cousin. Using whatever and whoever he can, Puppy explores the grit and glamour of a city seething with the possibilities and politics of money, race and sex: an incendiary cocktail that explodes, changing him and those closest to him forever...

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Tourism Reviews


"The best debut novel I have ever read... sexy, seriously shocking and touched with genius" -- Julie Burchill
"A bracing debut that sizzles with sexual and racial tension... Brilliant... A terrific book" * Daily Telegraph *
"Completely scabrous and immensely readable" * Evening Standard *
"Accomplished... Witty, insightful... Beautifully written" * The Times *
"Brilliantly paced, sexy and hilarious... An awesome bebut... I can't wait for his second novel" * Big Issue *

About Nirpal Dhaliwal Singh


Nirpal Singh Dhaliwal is a freelance journalist and writes for The Times, the Guardian and the Evening Standard. He is married to the journalist Liz Jones, and currently lives in Hackney. He studied English and American literature at Nottingham University before starting a career in broadcasting with the BBC, which he left in 2000 to become a full-time writer. Tourism is his first novel.

Additional information

GOR000498622
Tourism by Nirpal Dhaliwal Singh
Nirpal Dhaliwal Singh
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2006-04-06
256
0099493047
9780099493044
N/A
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