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Sharell Cook


Sharell Cook is a travel writer and author. Her first book, Henna for the Broken-Hearted, has just been published by Pan Macmillan.

Sharell was born and brought up in country Victoria. She studied business and worked for ten years in Melbourne, in the accounting and finance sector of the Victorian government. Then India called. Sharell now writes on travel in India for a New York Times company. She maintains a popular blog on her life in India called Diary of a White Indian Housewife. Sharell lives in Mumbai, India, with her husband.

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