A fascinating insight into modern day arranged marriages . . . filled with family, food and warmth' Heat Magazine, Book of the Week
'Fun' - The Times
'Full of the compassion, humanity and mischievous sense of fun you would expect from Dr Amir. This is a complete delight from a born storyteller.' - Lorraine Kelly
He’s the perfect catch (according to his mother).
Yousef is the golden child to his strict Pakistani parents, overshadowing his younger sister, Rehana. As he finishes his medical degree in London, Yousef’s life appears to be mapped out for him: become a doctor, marry a suitable girl of his parents’ choosing and, above all, make his family proud. Then Yousef meets Jess.
A fellow medical student, Jess presents a complication to the plan. Suddenly, Yousef finds himself torn between two worlds – keeping each a secret from the other.
Then, as graduation day looms, Yousef’s mother informs him that she’s started looking for his wife . . .
From Dr Amir Khan, How (Not) To Have an Arranged Marriage is a timely, heartfelt novel which looks at all aspects of modern arranged marriages.
Praise for How (Not) to Have an Arranged Marriage:
'Heartwarming, hilarious and incredibly insightful. Writing with poignant honesty about the messy nature of life, Dr. Amir Khan is definitely an author I’ll be looking out for in the future.' - J F Murray, author of Fling
|Title:||How (Not) To Have An Arranged Marriage|
|Author:||Dr Amir Khan|
|Number Of Pages:||480|
|Release date:||15 September 2023|
Dr Amir Khan is a full-time GP and best selling author working in inner city Bradford.
Amir is a resident doctor for ITV’s Lorraine and Good Morning Britain and has recently been seen hosting Dr Amir’s Sugar Crash (Channel 5) and You Are What You Eat (Channel 5) with Trisha Goddard.
Amir is president of the RSPB, vice president of The Wildlife Trusts and an ambassador for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and Butterfly Conservation, working closely with them to ensure access to green spaces for inner-city children and spreading the word on how being outside with nature is good for health. When he is not in surgery or on TV, Amir spends his time gardening, baking, running and supporting wildlife conservation.
He is the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Doctor Will See You Now. How (Not) to Have an Arranged Marriage is his first novel.