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Against An African Sky And Other Stories
Fiction. With the end of apartheid, a new constitution, and a new hope for the future of the country, ordinary South Africans pick up the threads of their day-to-day lives. In these stories, Karodia explores lives and relationships in the new South Africa from the perspectives of Indian, African and European characters. The South African Review of Books says, "Karodia has ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published December 31st 1998 by New Africa Books
(first published January 1st 1997)
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Farida Karoida was born in the eastern Cape province, a location that inspired the setting for her first novel, Daughters of Twilight (1986). She taught in Johannesburg, South Africa, Zambia, Swaziland. In 1968 the government of South Africa withdrew her passport. Facing forced interment in South Africa, she emigrated to Canada. She remained there, where she published her first novel and wrote in ...moreMore about Farida Karodia...