Shänne Sands 1934 – 2016 is an author and poet. In 1967 she published her first best seller 'Is Rosemary Your Daughter? about the beatniks around London. In 1982 she published Bombay City of Sandals about the city (now Mumbai) in which she lived for the years in the 1950s and early 1960s.
She graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama and briefly worked for All India Radio.
In 2012 five selections of her poems were published to high acclaim and for which she will be long remembered. There is no publisher in England today publishing such fine poetry.
Photographer on location Emily Whitfield Wicks
The five companion selection are all 42 pages and include a wide variety of work from the 1950s through to the 1990s.
A Jewish immigrant family from Russia. A settled immigrant family from Spain. Lives that converge. A country that does not abide by their rules. A sadness so deep it becomes a tragedy. Laugh, cry and understand as a young man is branded a criminal for trying to feed his parents and a young woman falls in a love that will never bring her happiness.
A book about women, passion, tradition, and family. One of he finest descriptions of how men fall into crime ever written.