Sunjeev Sahota

Sunjeev Sahota

Sunjeev Sahota was born in 1981 in Derbyshire and continues to live in the area. Ours are the Streets is his first novel.



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Sunjeev Sahota on Open Book

Listen to an episode of Open Book on BBC Radio 4 where Sunjeev Sahota talks to Mariella Frostrup about Ours Are The Streets.

Ours Are The Streets of Sheffield

Ours Are The Streets, Sunjeev Sahota's debut novel, is set in Sheffield. Here, Sunjeev shows you some of the key places in his novel.

Reviews of Ours Are The Streets

Read some press reviews of Sunjeev Sahota's debut novel, Ours Are The Streets, and be sure to let us know what you thought of it by leaving a comment.

An extract from Ours Are The Streets

An extract from Ours Are The Streets

Sunjeev Sahota's novel Ours Are The Streets is a chilling examination of what drives young people towards religious fundamentalism. In this exclusive extract, you can really get a sense of the direction this incredible novel will take you in.

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