Wednesday, November 11, 2015

My Fantastic Life in Dubai : The Oh-so True Story of Jumeirah Jane (The Ultimate Expat)

Check out JJ! We met last night at Sofitel The Palm, at an exclusive cocktail event at the lovely Maui Beach Bar. She's the main character, the now infamous Jumeirah Jane, in a comic guide-book entirely dedicated to her: My Fantastic Life in Dubai.

Writer Kyra Dupont Troubetzkoy and illustrator Céline Mallard, with simple drawings and funny comments, they underline the funny side of the privileged and often spoiled lives of the married expats. Ok, lets face it we can all relate and its good fun!

Kyra Dupont Troubetzkoy, author of the novel, said: “This is truly an important moment in JJ’s life; she is finally brought to life and we hope you will like her sense of humor. She is unique and we believe she is the best spokesperson for our lifestyle here in Dubai, containing scenes that only happen in Dubai or as we so fondly call it ‘so Dubai’”.

Following around the book’s heroine JJ and detailing her every day life, the novel is a great souvenir of expat life and makes a perfect present for visitors. And a good stocking filler for this holiday season...The book, which has been published by Morethanbooks, is available in the following stores: Jashanmal bookstores, Relay, Spinneys, Carrefour, Hyper Panda, Giant, Lulu Hypermarket, Abela, W.H.Smith, Kinokuniya, Bookshop Trading, All Prints, Emirates Airlines, Magrudys, Borders, Bookplus, Virgin Mega Stores, ACE Hardware, Comptoir 102, Hamptons Café, Alliance française Dubai, retailing at only AED 75.

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