The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters (Hardback)Balli Kaur Jaswal (author)
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British-Punjabi sisters Rajni, Jezmeen and Shirina Shergill have never been close. But now they've been thrown together on the strangest family holiday of all time...
When their mother died, she had only one request: that her daughters take a pilgrimage across India to carry out her final rites. Suddenly, the three are packing their bags and heading to the airport, together for the first time in years.
The sisters seem to have nothing in common, but they need each other now more than ever. And as the miles rack up on their family road-trip, each of them will make unexpected discoveries about themselves and each other. After all, there are no secrets between sisters...
Grab your passport and let the Shergill sisters take you on a journey - warm, life-affirming and laugh-out-loud funny, don't miss this joyful story about friendship, family, and finding home.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 227 x 159 x 30 mm
Praise for Balli Kaur Jaswal:
'Big-hearted, earthy and funny: turns so many preconceptions upside down. A rattlingly good story' Deborah Moggach, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
'Warm and hilariously funny' Good Housekeeping
'Charming, hilarious and thoughtful' The Pool
'Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows balances darkness and light, social commentary and ecstatic escapism... funny and moving tale of desire and its discontents' The Economist
'Sensual, authentic and hilarious, I will never look at an aubergine in the same way again - 5 stars' The Sun
'Enlightening and entertaining' Woman & Home
'A dark comedy... about empowerment and friendship' Tatler
'A page turner... Tackles serious themes with a light and funny touch' Glamour
'Funny yet serious, this is a fab book about women, culture and secrets' Prima
'By turns erotic, romantic, and mysterious, this tale of women defying patriarchal strictures enchants' Kirkus Reviews
'Compulsive, funny and wonderfully original - this novel glows with witty sensuality. I love it ' Helen Lederer, Losing It
'Poignant, intelligent yet wickedly funny - a delightful read that reignites one's belief in the power of sisterhood' June Sarpong
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