Half Life

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Macmillan, 2010 - Domestic fiction - 259 pages
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Leaving behind her marriage Aruna gets on a plane to Singapore, running back home to the city and the old life she had run away from in the first place. There she finds her childhood friend and former lover, Jazz, troubled by the pleas of the dying father he refuses to forgive, who has never stopped waiting for her to return.

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User Review  - poonamsharma - LibraryThing

It was an easy read despite three different settings and frequent flashbacks. I read this book at the time I was contemplating about bipolar disorder, love and sexuality. Book pretty much covered all ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cariola - LibraryThing

As the cover blurb says, this is the story of a woman "finding herself"--but I have to disagree with the claim that it resembles The Namesake and Slumdog Millionaire. I loved both of those books, and ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Roopa Farooki was born in Lahore in Pakistan and brought up in London. She graduated from New College, Oxford in 1995 and worked in advertising before turning to write fiction. Roopa now divides her time between south-west France and Kent with her husband and sons. Bitter Sweets, her first novel, was shortlisted for the Orange New Writers Award 2007, her second novel, Corner Shop was published in 2008, followed by The Way Things Look to Me in 2009.

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