The World Unseen
Miriam is the traditional young Indian mother, hardworking and self-effacing. But then she meets the rebellious Amina who confounds the Indian community by driving a taxi and setting up a cafe with a black man, and her world is turned upside down.
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The World Unseen by Shamim Sarif; (4*) Set during the beginning of apartheid in South Africa, The World Unseen is the story of two very different women. Amina is an unconventional, rebellious young ... Read full review
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Afrikaaner Alisha Amina Harjan Amina looked Amina smiled anyway baby began beneath bhabhi biryani breath cafe Cape Town child Cole Porter cook counter dark Delhof door eyes face Farah father feel frowned Garden Route girl glanced grandmother hair hand hear heard held husband India Indian Jacob Jehan kaffir kitchen knew koeksisters lamp laughed leaned listened Madeleine Smith Miriam felt Miriam looked Miriam nodded Miriam watched Miss Smith morning mother moved Mummy never night okay old lady Omar Omar's once plate porch Pretoria pulled realised Rehmat replied Robert rotlis Sadru samosas seemed shook her head shouted silence sitting sleep slowly someone sound South Africa spoke stairs stared steps stoep stood stopped suddenly suitable boy talking Thank thing thought told tone took truck trying upstairs voice waited walked window Witt woman