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‘Family obligation and racial prejudice sit alongside the flush of first love. Expect to be heartbroken’ Elle

‘[A] clever novel about vulnerability and victimhood that subtly subverts the reader’s expectations’ Sunday Times

‘Ever fallen in love with messy, confusing consequences for everyone involved? Then Good Intentions is for you’ Stylist

‘Kasim Ali boldly grasps the nettle of South Asian prejudice … what a tonic’ The Times

‘Good Intentions is so absorbing, compelling and beautifully written. Its ending brought me close to tears – what an incredibly assured debut. I can't wait to see what Kasim Ali writes next’ Beth O’Leary, author of The Flatshare

‘A beautiful and honest story… from a fantastic new talent’ Sareeta Domingo, author of If I Don't Have You

‘[A] compelling debut reminiscent of The Big Sick in storyline and Ordinary People in feel’ Living Magazine

‘Moving, modern and utterly engaging. What a talent’ Rhik Samadder, author of I Never Said I Love You

‘A love story full of hard choices and tensions, family obligations and racial prejudices. Not to be missed by fans of Modern Love’ Vogue India

‘A gorgeous, unbelievable debut’ Angie Kim, author of Miracle Creek

‘[A] clever debut… Ali explores racism, the difficulty of navigating cultural heritage and the travails of early adulthood [with] a climactic sucker punch’ Metro

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