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Featured Fiction: The Worlds Within Her by Neil Bissoondath

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Featured Fiction: The Worlds Within Her by Neil Bissoondath

Cormorant Books, 2007

Set in both the Caribbean and Canada, The Worlds Within Her joins politics and love as Yasmin recollects her life in the 40s and 50s. Alternating between Yasmin and her mother Shakti, their worlds and dreams collide to release deeply buried secrets.

Neil Bissoondath's fiction has been nominated for and won many prizes, including the Guardian Fiction Prize, the Books In Canada First Novel Award, and the Governor General's Literary Award. In 2002, Neil's book, Doing the Heart Good received the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction. Neil lives in Quebec City with his wife and daughter.

From the catalogue. Read an excerpt from The Worlds Within Her at the Cormorant Books website.