The Flying Man (Paperback)Roopa Farooki (author)
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THE FLYING MAN is the story of the ultimate immigrant from the twice Orange Prize long-listed author Roopa Farooki.
Meet Maqil - also known as Mike, Mehmet, Mikhail and Miguel - a chancer and charlatan.
A criminally clever man who tells a good tale, trading on his charm and good looks, reinventing himself with a new identity and nationality in each successive country he makes his home, abandoning wives and children and careers in the process. He's a compulsive gambler - driven to lose at least as much as he gains, in games of chance, and in life. A damaged man in search of himself.
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 246 g
Dimensions: 197 x 129 x 24 mm
'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 *
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