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Tishani Doshi
The Pleasure Seekers
Bloomsbury, 2010. 1st printing 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author. As New Unread UK first/first SIGNED in fine dw. Synopsis: ys securely packed with plenty of bubblewrap in professional boxes and promptly dispatched (within 2-3 days) - 'This is a captivating, delightful novel. I was totally engaged by Tishani Doshi's people and by their world, and the language often rises - when speaking of the great matters, life, death, and above all love - to powerful metaphorical heights' Salman Rushdie 'I read this book almost in one sitting, and became completely engaged by the characters. I suffered those horrible familiar pangs of literary envy' Louis de Bernieres - It all started in August 1968 when Babo, with curly hair and jhill mill teeth, became the first member of the Patel family to leave Madras and fly on a plane all the way to London to further his education. His father should have known there would be trouble: on the morning of the departure he had his first and only dream, in which strange ghosts threw poison-tipped arrows and all his family was lost.But off Babo went, and now here he is, in a flat off the Finchley Road, untraditionally making love to a cream-skinned girl from Wales, Sian Jones, who he fell head over heels for as soon as he saw the twirl of red ribbon in her hair. Ba-ba-boom, ba-ba-boom, ba-ba-boom-boom-boom. Theirs is a mixed-up love in a topsy-turvy world, and their two families will never be the same again. Meet the Patel-Joneses: Babo, Sian, Mayuri and Bean, in their little house with orange and black gates next-door to th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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