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Hazel Manuel

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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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Undressing Stone by Hazel Manuel
"I looked forward to curling up with Undressing Stone every evening. I so enjoyed the storytelling: the mysteries, the things implied but not revealed until much later, the ambiguities of the lead character’s mental state (is she sane? Insane?) and Ma" Read more of this review »
Undressing Stone by Hazel Manuel
"As anyone who has seen the cover of "Undressing Stone" will know, the subject matter does not give itself away immediately. However once in, the art (and craft) of this book is impressive. First there is the structure: the first half is entitled "Sto" Read more of this review »
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While Paris Slept by Ruth Druart
"I received this book to review via Netgalley. Thank you for the opportunity.
This book was beautiful. The writing is quick paced and has a unique flow. It took some time to get used to the pace but once I did, I was absorbed. The imagery in particula" Read more of this review »
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