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Nirpal Singh Dhaliwal is thirty-one years old. A freelance journalist, he writes for The Times, the Guardian and the Evening Standard. He is married to the journalist Liz Jones, and currently lives in Hackney. He studied English and American literature at Nottingham University before starting a career in broadcasting with the BBC, which he left in 2000 to become a full-time writer.
I whipped through this in one sitting, unable to put it down. It is the tale of a young, penniless Sikh on the make, socially, sexually and financially. Rude and very un-PC, it’s an astute take on modern Britain, clever, satirical, surprising and very good indeed. I loved it.Similar this month: None but try Nick Hornby.Comparison: Tobias Hill, Neil Cross, Tim Lott.