The World Unseen by Shamim SarifThe World Unseen by Shamim Sarif

The World Unseen

byShamim Sarif

Paperback | April 13, 2010

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In 1950s South Africa, apartheid is just becoming institutionalised. Free-spirited Amina has broken all the rules of her own conventional Indian community, and the new apartheid-led government, by running a café with Jacob her ‘coloured’ business partner. When she meets Miriam, a young traditional wife and mother, their unexpected attraction pushes Miriam to question the rules that bind her. When Amina helps Miriam's sister-in-law to hide from the police, a chain of events is set in motion that changes both women forever.

In a system that divides white from black and women from men, what chance is there for an unexpected love to survive?
Shamim Sarif recently directed the motion picture adaptation of I Can’t Think Straight. She is also the writer/director of the award-winning feature film, The World Unseen, which is based on her novel ofthe same name. She has won several Best Director Awards including a prestigious SAFTA award.The book of The World Unseen won the Pendl...
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Title:The World UnseenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.44 inPublished:April 13, 2010Publisher:Enlightenment PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0956031609

ISBN - 13:9780956031600

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