Humeirah: A Story Of Existence, Beauty And Wisdom


by Carrim, Sabah

Humeirah: A Story Of Existence, Beauty And Wisdom

Price:  US$14.40   (SGD20.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 250 pages
Published:  2016, India, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789671107409
SB#:  059916 (802)

About This Book

Humeirah - A story about Beauty, Existence and Wisdom Humeirah is the story of a woman who faces the silence and the void amid the noise and clamor of a close knit society. Intelligent, reflective, and a keen-observer of the disharmony and hypocrisy of the people who surround her, she is on the constant lookout for something deeper and more sincere. Instead, she faces the incongruences with which society deals with the beautiful and provocative Sana; or even her own husband Haider, whom society reveres for reasons that don't make sense. A certain distance sets in between Humeirah and her daughter Warissah, as the former fears that getting close to her daughter would mean passing on the flaws and defects that society has labeled her with. Humeirah is an introspective story of a woman born on the island of Mauritius. It is also about the Kutchi Mehmans who live on that island; their arrogance and their sense of superiority over all other Indian-Muslim immigrants.


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