Saturday, 14 March 2015

SADNESS IN THE HOUSE OF LOVE

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§ SADNESS IN THE HOUSE OF LOVE : FAROUK ASVAT §
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SADNESS IN THE HOUSE OF LOVE (novel)

     The blossoming love between Siddique and Wasiela in the midst of an uprising against the cruel regime is set against the bleakness and the beauty of the peninsula - the myriad characters reacting with humour and courage to the turmoil surrounding them. 

     Against the backdrop of the ever-present mountain and the persistent south-easter, the novel is a portrait of a cosmopolitan city isolated from the world, of a happy-go-lucky community caught up in the throes of a revolt against oppression, of an extended family responding to the new challenges facing them, of the slowly developing love between the two protagonists getting entangled in the maelstrom - with devastating consequences. 

contents:

The Family Of Many Children In The Motherless Mother City
Days And Nights Full Of Fire And Love
Sadness In The House Of Love
A Whirlwind Of Ashes

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SADNESS IN THE HOUSE OF LOVE

1. The Family Of Many Children In The Motherless Mother City

     "They chase shadows," Fahdila said with measured contempt. 

     Only Siddique, dreaming of the treacherous Atlantic eyes of Wasiela - the fairest virgin of the Cape - heard her.  He looked at Fahdila's alabaster features across the supper table ... and said nothing.  Her voice reverberated in his skull, flying among the colourful discord of budgies flying around in the rarefied air of the lounge, hovering about in the excited atmosphere of cousins and aunts gathered for the evening. 

     From then on boisterous laughter took over, a carnival of delights in the festive atmosphere: …


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[] sadness in the house of love:

kindle (2015):    asin # BOOTQ55CCQ
amazon (2015): isbn-10 # 1508401357
                           isbn-13 # 978-1508401353
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© farouk asvat.  All rights reserved.

Farouk Asvat asserts his moral right to be identified as the author of this work.
No part of this publication may be reproduced by any means whatsoever, or transmitted in any form or any means whatsoever, mechanical or electronic, including recording, printing, photocopying, or via any computerised means or media, including the internet.  This publication shall also not be stored in a retrieval system.  And the writing shall not be sold, lent, hired, resold or circulated in any form or binding or cover other than that in which it is published,
without the prior permission of the author in writing.
Permission to publish or reproduce the writings in any format can be obtained from the author.
Reproduction of this work without permission, except for scholarly & nonprofit purposes,
is liable to a payment of 10, 000 ren men bi or US$ 1,500.

farouk asvat can be contacted at: farouk.asvat@gmail.com

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