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How (Not) to Have an Arranged Marriage

Amir Khan

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The debut novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Doctor Will See You Now, following the adventures of a young Muslim student doctor as he is torn between his traditional family and his heart.

From Dr Amir Khan, How (Not) To Have an Arranged Marriage is a timely, heartfelt novel which looks at all aspects of modern arranged marriages.'Full of the compassion, humanity and mischievous sense of fun you would expect from Dr Amir. This is a complete delight from a born storyteller' - Lorraine KellyHe's the perfect catch (according to his mother).Yousef is the golden child to his strict Pakistani parents, overshadowing his younger sister, Rehana. As he finishes his medical degree in London, Yousef's life appears to be mapped out for him: become a doctor, marry a suitable girl of his parents' choosing and, above all, make his family proud. Then Yousef meets Jess.A fellow medical student, Jess presents a complication to the plan. Suddenly, Yousef finds himself torn between two worlds - keeping each a secret from the other.Then, as graduation day looms, Yousef's mother informs him that she's started looking for his wife . . .'A fascinating insight into modern day arranged marriages . . . filled with family, food and warmth' - Heat, Book of the Week'Heartwarming, hilarious and incredibly insightful. Writing with poignant honesty about the messy nature of life.' - J F Murray, author of Fling and Hitched'Fun' - The Times

Pan Macmillan
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224mm x 145mm x 45mm
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

RRP: £16.99

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781035008223

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