A refeshing, unflinching and politically incorrect take on modern Britain from an extraordinary Sikh writer.
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. Tourism is his first novel.
"The best debut novel I have ever read... sexy, seriously shocking and touched with genius" -- Julie Burchill "A bracing debut that sizzles with sexual and racial tension... Brilliant... A terrific book" Daily Telegraph "Completely scabrous and immensely readable" Evening Standard "Accomplished... Witty, insightful... Beautifully written" The Times "Brilliantly paced, sexy and hilarious... An awesome bebut... I can't wait for his second novel" Big Issue