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Daughters of the Twilight, Karodia, Farida

Author Name    Karodia, Farida

Title   Daughters of the Twilight

Binding   Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   1st Edition

Size   12mo

Publisher   UK Womens Press 1986

ISBN Number    0704340178 / 9780704340176

Seller ID   055875

150 pages. Meena, youngest daughter of an Indian father and ‘Coloured’ mother, grows up in a small country town in South Africa in the l950s. These are the years of laws passed to enforce racial segregation, of families robbed of their homes and businesses, of apartheid under construction. Quiet, introspective Meena watches the members of her family respond differently to the mounting pressure. Her sister, Yasmin, escapes to a private school which imitates the ‘white’ world of horse- riding and ‘coming-out’ balls and leaves her unprepared for the realities of her life to come; her father refuses to believe the authorities’ threats to dispossess him of the shop which is the family's livelihood; her mother, meanwhile, juggles their day-to-day needs with her fear of approaching poverty. When the men with their dogs and their guns come to evict them. when Yasmin’s aspirations are tragically and brutally crushed, the family unit begins to disintegrate...

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