The World Unseen has ratings and 99 reviews. J.L. said: The World Unseen is a story of forbidden love in s South Africa. Apartheid has just bec.. . Directed by Shamim Sarif. With Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Parvin Dabas, Nandana Sen. A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous. 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.

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Although mostly xarif the Indian community, it does touch on many issues of race and culture as the main characters, not all Indian, try to deal with keeping their humanity within inhumane legal system.

Apr 15, Richard Kunzmann rated it liked it. The World Unseen is the kind of book for which you sit in your favorite chair, with your favorite beverage, and cozy up with it for a long afternoon. You want them together, but you can’t blame them for not wanting to risk their lives. In general though, I loved this book a lot and would definitely recommend it to anyone!


Hoping to read all of her books soon. Since I haven’t seen the movie, I don’t know which version I would prefer. She wants to dress in clothes in which she feels the most comfortable.

Paperbackpages. Then Officer Stewart says. It’s weird in the way that I loved everything I read, but I’m still unsatisfied because there just wasn’ enough.

Jan 01, Lauren sgamim it it was amazing Shelves: So the cover might be considered misleading in the view of readers who are looking for an explicit lesbian roman The World Unseen deals primarily with two Indian families in South Africa which have non-conformist members that refuse to co-operate with apartheid. Marim is a housewife who has recently left a “city” area and moved to a ynseen farm area.

She does her own thing.

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Then she meets Amina, a fiery young woman who runs her own This is a disappointing little melodrama that fails to tje up to its premise, as a story about two Indian women falling in love in apartheid South Africa. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

She has just followed what has been expected of her. So her growth arc is the most drastic in meeting Amina.

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Mar 16, egelantier rated it really liked it Shelves: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I wish it had a sequel.

Readers Benefits of registering Where are my ebooks? Instead, unaeen author also takes time to explore them as individual characters, delve into their relationships with their families and particularly their mother figures, and address the hardships and injustices of apartheid.


One of my biggest pet peeves in writing is being told rather than being shown. They set up a general store in a remote area, and soon Miriam is wrapped up in a mundane existence without a smile, without much pleasure and love, except for that of her children.

The World Unseen by Shamim Sarif

This ebook may not be re-sold or given away to other people. Lists with This Book. Love how the author manages to touch on several topics ssrif such grace.

Yet upon The World Unseen is a wonderful book. There are two main characters: The teaser looks very good, but the book was just amazing. Definitely a book I would recommend and an author who has convinced me to pick up an even better second book, Despite the Falling Snow About Publish Join Sign In. Despite my 5 star rating, I know it’s not a masterpiece by any means.