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Shamim Sarif


UK flag (b.1971)

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.
 
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Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (2002) : The World Unseen