TWISTED TURBAN, a multi-stringed novel, based on author’s own life centres on a heart-rending story of hardship and unfulfilled romantic love in a caste-based society. Full of humour and keen observation, it provides an unparalleled insight into the lives of Sikhs in India and the Asian diaspora across Africa, Europe and America. At the same time he deals with problems of today’s society never ceasing to wonder at the cynical and often gullible cultural and religious assumptions.
Naginder Sehmi, a Kenyan-Swiss, now lives in Geneva, Switzerland having served in a specialised agency of the United Nations for 27 years in the field of water resources. He started as a teacher in Kenya and became a hydrologist in the Ministry Water in 1965. As an intellectual and an academic, he has has spent much of his life exploring and challenging the borders between eastern and western cultures and the frontiers between science and spirituality.
Published by Mereo, Memoirs Publishing, Cirencester, UK, December 2013
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