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British CEO turned Paris based writer. I write books that explore living life in a way that doesn't make me want to scream.

Find out more about Hazel and her books here: http://www.hazelmanuel.net
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Bribery? Seriously?

My first novel Kanyakumari sees backpacker Rachel with Pravi, an Indian musician she's only just met, attempting to buy train tickets to Mumbai, with a bribe... Here's how the tale begins:

‘Bribery? Seriously?’ Rachel added it to the list of experiences she had accumulated in her thirty-one years. It made her smile because it made her feel daring, standing there with Pravi in the confined space of Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2018 06:26 Tags: backpacking, india, kanyakumari, mumbai, novel, solo-travel, travel, women-travellers

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“We must discard the superfluous, reveal what is unseen. The living flesh at the core of the stone... expose it...”
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