'One thing will always stand out when it matters: the author's voice. And Farooki has one to be proud of' ( Independent on Sunday
'Farooki manages the emotional minefield with humour and compassion' ( The Times
'One of the brightest young British authors to have emerged in recent years' ( Bella
'Ms Farooki creates the strong suspicion that she could tell a story about any type of people' ( New York Times
About the Author
Roopa Farooki was born in Lahore in Pakistan and brought up in London. She graduated from New College, Oxford and worked in advertising before turning to write fiction. Roopa now lives in south-east England and south-west France with her husband, twin baby girls and two sons. Bitter Sweets, her first novel, was nominated for the Orange Award for New Writers 2007. Roopa`s novels have been published internationally and translated into a dozen languages.