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Raj Kumar was born in India but grew up in the UK.
At school he excelled in the Arts and Sciences but Maths and English were a challenge.
He left school at the age of seventeen to work in a variety of factories in the North of England but soon realised that this was not the life for him.
Through hard work and determination he succeeded in his exams and went on to university.
After graduating he worked in various jobs including that of a private tutor in London.
Travel and adventure beckoned when he answered an advertisement in a newspaper for a position in Saudi Arabia. This country and its people cast a spell over him for almost a decade. He learnt to speak Arabic and made lasting friendships. He also met his wife there.
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Average rating: 3.71 · 24 ratings · 10 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
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"Kate wrote: "Hi Raj, I was wondering what you thought of the recent news that women in Saudi Arabia will be able to vote. Will it have an impact on ot...more "
Raj Kumar made a comment on Ruth Angus’s review of Sharaf
"Hi Ruth,
Many thanks for reading my book. I am pleased you could relate to it.
Sharaf by Raj  Kumar
" I found it a fascinating look into another culture, some of which I am familiar with having spent 6 mos in neighbouring but much more liberal Dubai. Never take your freedom for granted. "
Raj Kumar made a comment on Dan’s review of Sharaf
"Hi Dan,
Thank you for your interesting comments.
You will find this article of some interest. It was written by a Saudi.
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"Hello readers. There is some good news fron Saudi Arabia that I want to share with you. King Abdullah has decreed that women would be allowed for the...more "
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