Life isn't all Ha Ha Hee Hee by Meera Syal

Life isn't all Ha Ha Hee Hee

Meera Syal

I really enjoyed this - like a good long chatty gossip with friends. It's warm and humorous and packed with detail. Three thirty-something women are sorting out their lives: balancing traditional and modern values, coping with work, children, and above all their menfolk. Affirmative but thought-provoking, with a good dash of garam masala.






Extract

The other receptionist leaned forward and whispered, 'Loove your outfit, by the way. This stuff is really in at the mo. Is it DKNY?'
Chila looked down for a moment. 'No, Bimla's Bargains, Forest Gate, I think ...'






Parallels
  • The Future Homemakers of America by Laurie Graham
  • White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  • Brick Lane by Monica Ali

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