Zanzibar for Beginners

A crazy Lovestory

A crazy Lovestory

Zanzibar for Beginners

 

The Story

Sofie, an attractive woman in her early Sixties travels to Zanzibar and falls in love with Seif, a young Tanzanian musician. She feels magically attracted to him – despite all their obvious differences. A passionate love story unfolds between them, in which Sofie experiences the challenges of a bicultural relationship.

The Author

Catharina Aanderud studied Psychology and Philosophy and worked several years as a Psychologist before turning to journalism. She wrote for many big German newspapers and magazines and published several nonfiction books. Zanzibar for Beginners is her second novel.

Events

For my book “Zanzibar for Beginners” there are some accompanying events…

upcoming and past events.

Sauti za Busara

Sauti za Busara

Sauti za Busara [Sounds of Wisdom] is a pan-African music festival centred in Stone Town,...

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Sauti za Busara

Sauti za Busara [Sounds of Wisdom] is a pan-African music festival centred in Stone Town, Zanzibar, attracting thousands of music-lovers from near and far. The theme for the 19th edition, which took place during 11 – 13 February 2022 was ‘Paza Sauti: Amplifying...

Kwetu Kwenu Community Market in Fumba Town

The monthly community market in Fumba Town, a new residency area and project in Zanzibar was a good chance to make Zanzibar for Beginners known to many people of different ages and nations – this casual mix is what make Zanzibar so special.

60 Years of German-Tanzanian Friendship

The German Ambassador Regine Heß in Fumba Town/ Zanzibar So happy to present “Zanzibar for Beginners” (in German and in English) to the German Ambassador Regine Heß, who had invited to a reception in Fumba Town to celebrate 60 years of friendship between the two...

Extract

Zanzibar for Beginners

 

“Sexy dress!”

The voice sounded rough, somehow interesting and erotic, sounding like a man about fifty years old. Sofie looked down at the leopard pattern of her dress and saw beside her a pair of bare legs, stuck in orange-red Bermudas with black palm decorations. Long slender boy’s legs. Barefoot…