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By M. G. Vassanji

"The Magic of Saida "tells the haunting tale of Kamal, a profitable Canadian health practitioner who, in heart age and after many years in North the US, makes a decision to come to his place of birth of East Africa to discover his early life sweetheart, Saida. Kamal's trip is inspired via a mixture of guilt, wish, and the need to solve the mysteries of his childhood--mysteries compounded via the truth that Kamal is the son of an absent Indian father from a well-to-do relatives and a Swahili African mom of slave ancestry. via a chain of flashbacks, we watch Kamal's early years within the historic coastal city of Kilwa, the place he grows up in a global of poverty but additionally of poetry, sustained through his friendship with the paranormal Saida.

This global without warning ends while Kamal is shipped away through his mom to reside together with his father's kin within the urban. There, the academically proficient boy grows up as a "dark Indian," ultimately going to college and departing for Canada. Left at the back of to her conventional destiny is Saida, now a stunning younger lady. a long time later, Kamal's guilt pulls him again to Kilwa . . . the place we discovers what occurred to Saida in the course of a harrowing evening of sinister rites. This complicated, revelatory, sweeping and surprising e-book, is a towering testomony to the paranormal literary powers of M.G. Vassanji.

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