'An assortment of autobiography, travelogue, social commentary and interviews ... held together beautifully by her bristling wit, charm and intelligence' Telegraph 'Funny, irreverent and affectionate ... a fascinating look at the Bombay film industry and the story of a very unlikely friendship' Asian Leader 'Her quirky observations on Mumbai and its social strata are brilliantly cutting and her use of "Hinglish" is genuinely funny' Metro 'Hines has an appealing voice - chatty, self-deprecating, and with an eye for humanising detail. She does finally come to an understanding about Bachchan, but her biggest achievement is in putting across her passion for Mumbai and its film industry. Someone buy this book for Jade Goody, quick' London Paper
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About the Author
Jessica Hines grew up on the Lizard in Cornwall and went to clown school in Toronto. She returned to study Comparative Religion at SOAS and do a MA in film at the BFI. She has achieved remarkably little in her thirty years having wasted most of her twenties inhaling pollution in Bombay. This is her first book.