This tour-de-force debut novel represents not only one family's journey from India to South Africa, but also a valuable source of information about the experiences, struggles, feelings and thoughts of the South African Indian community.
Real African Publishers; May 2002
- ISBN 9781919855622
- Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
- Title: The Lotus People
- Author: Aziz Hassim
Imprint: Real African Publishers
In The Press
"An award-winning literary epic that tells the tale of three generations of South African Indians. We are taken into the labyrinthine world of Durban's Grey Street, as important in the literary-political imagination of South Africa as Soweto or District Six." —Mail & Guardian
About The Author
Aziz Hassim is a retired accountant and the recipient of the 2001 Sanlam Award for an unpublished novel.