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Roopa Farooki

Roopa Farooki

ROOPA FAROOKI was born in Pakistan and brought up in London. She graduated from New College, Oxford and now lives in southeast England and southwest 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. The Way Things Look to Me was longlisted for the Orange Prize and the 2011 Impac Dublin Literary Award. Her novels have been published to literary acclaim internationally and translated into a dozen languages.

Half Life

Roopa Farooki
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

"It's time to stop fighting, and go home." Those were the words, written by a minor but well-reputed Bengali poet, that finally persuaded Aruna Ahmed Jones to exit her ground-floor Victorian flat...

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The Way Things Look to Me

Roopa Farooki
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press


My name is Yasmin Murphy, and I don't remember very much about the morning that my mother died, which is odd, as normally I remember everything. Everything.

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Corner Shop

Roopa Farooki
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

There are only two tragedies in life. One is not getting your heart's desire - and the other? Getting it. Fourteen-year-old Lucky Khalil loves three things: football, Star Wars and Portia, the girl...

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Bitter Sweets

Roopa Farooki
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

With this spellbinding first novel about the destructive lies three immigrant generations of a Pakistani/Bangladeshi family tell each other, Roopa Farooki adds a fresh new voice to the company of...

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