The Lost Love of Akbar Manzil cover.
Sana and Meena will never meet. The two women share little beyond Akbar Manzil, the sprawling mansion they call home.
It was once the grandest residence on South Africa’s east coast, near Durban. Eight decades later, when Sana and her father move in, it is in near-ruins, crumbling, shabby and dark.
Full of questions about her new home, Sana is drawn to the deserted east wing, home to a clutter of broken and abandoned objects – and to the locked door at its end, unopened for decades.
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