'Breathtaking and brave' new novel

Jun. 19 2020
Shaukat Ajmeri
New Publication

I am pleased to announce that my debut novel Keepers of the Faith was published this April by Mawenzi House.

The novel is about a people faced with religious tyranny and how they must pay a terrible price for justice and dignity. The story follows the fates of two blissful young lovers who are separated by strife that besets their small, peaceful community. Their dream of a happy life together is shattered, and they are forced into separate destinies. Years later their paths cross again. Much has changed and much has not, and they are presented with soul-destroying choices.

The well known Toronto-based author Frazana Docotor describes it is a breathtaking and brave story. "This book is complex, beautiful, and essential reading for our times."

Arif Anwar, another Toronto author says this "soaring debut illuminates in exacting, elegant language how over time even the sustaining powers of faith can corrode the human spirit."

The book is available at Mawezi House, Amazon and independent book stores.