Sememen (ሰመመን) is a classic romantic novel written by the famous Ethiopian author Sisay Nigusu. The book sets its plot at Addis Ababa University in the 1970s and narrates about a graduating philosophy student madly in love with a fresh student Tigist. But his love is sight love; he is afraid to talk to her, let alone confess his love. The book is all about the power of love, especially when it is hidden.
What makes this book unique is the author wrote this book when he was a university student. The author is a prominent figure in Ethiopian literature.