With the end of apartheid, a new consitution and new hope for the future of the country, ordinary South Africans pick up the threads of their ordinary day-to-day lives. In these stories Karodia exlores lives and reatioships in the new South Africa from the perspectives of Indian, African and European characters.
"Karodia has taken the writer's role to new heights in South Africa." - South African Review of Books
"The essence of Karodia's stories is the throb of the human heart - in particular family reationships: about bonds and heartaches that unite or separate parents and children." - Financial Mail (South Africa)close this panel
Farida Karodia as born and raised in South Africa. Later she moved to Canada, and now spends her time beween the two countries. She is author of Daughters of the Twilight, a runner-up for the Fawcett Prize (England), Coming Home and Other Stories and A Shattering of Silence.close this panel
“arodia has taken the writer? role to new heights in South Africa.??South African Review of Books?..riveting...palpable and heart wrenching...??he essence of Karodia? stories is the throb of the human heart — in particular family relationships: about bounds and heartaches that unite or separate parents and children.??he gems of [Karodia? tales are to be found in the often tragic, often comic twists at the end. In “rossmatch?Karodia breathes new life into a tale told often and superbly by writers such as Ahmed Essop and Bessie Head.?close this panel