This irreverently witty novel lures you into Popo Gigi’s exhilarating universe – exotic, clandestine and erotic. Its rapturous roller-coaster ride will have you gasping.
Popo Gigi, graduating from Oxbridge, continues his quest for DNA closure – in search of his biological father. A father, who willfully abandoned his Indian, teenage mother – shipping her to London – single, shameful, alone and heavily pregnant.
Popo’s relentless pursuit lands him in Bombay, India, where ‘Indian Fixer’ unmasks his super-patriotic English father- ‘True Brit with Grit’ in aristocratic guise…crowned ‘Top Bollywood Film Producer’ – boasting ‘n’ hosting Kama Sutra masterclasses – smacking his ‘entertaining empire’ into orbit. Latching onto his belligerent, eel like father exposes Popo to the ‘unsavouries of life’ – suckling Bollywood’s underbelly. Indian Fixer’s untimely death exasperates their animosity … fingers of suspicion all point in one direction.
Popo is saddled with dilemmas galore: antipathetic father; Bollywood – Diva –Stepmother; troubled twin brother; scorned Russian girlfriend; not to mention his multinational ‘drama therapy’ group – now reformed, but still needing supervision. Nothing but nothing, is going to thwart Popo’s lifelong ambition – to lead and stage, a Bollywoodesque, Romeo and Juliet in London – Shakespeare Goes Bollywood
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