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Shamim Sarif

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Shamim Sarif lives in London with her partner Hanan and their two children. She was born in the UK, and is of South African and Indian descent. This heritage formed the starting point for her first novel, 'The World Unseen' which won a Betty Trask Award and the Pendleton May First Novel Award.
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (2002) : The World Unseen

Shamim Sarif recommends
Daughters of a Dead Empire (2022)
Carolyn Tara O'Neil
"A page-turning tale of loss, redemption and deep friendship, as two young women learn to move past the prejudices they've grown up with. A heartfelt book that makes you believe in the power of friendship over conflict."

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