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Symphony of the Dead, a novel by Abbas Maroufi

Symphony of the Dead, a novel by Abbas Maroufi Paperback: 280 pages Aflame Books (28 Aug 2007) English ISBN-13: 978-0955233968 Order Now Symphony of the Dead traces the fate of the troubled Urkhani family in the provincial Iranian town of Ardabil before and after the second world war through the trials and ghostly recollections of […]

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Prisoner of Tehran: One Woman’s Story of Survival Inside a Torture Jail, by Marina Nemat

Prisoner of Tehran: One Woman’s Story of Survival Inside a Torture Jail, by Marina Nemat 288 pages John Murray (15 May 2008) English ISBN-13: 978-0719562525 Order Now Brought up as a Christian, Marina Nemat’s peaceful childhood in Tehran was shattered when the Iranian Revolution of 1979 ushered in a new era of Islamic rule. After […]

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Iran Awakening: A memoir of revolution and hope, by Shirin Ebadi

The Memoirs of the 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate, Shirin Ebadi Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Rider (3 May 2007) ISBN-13: 978-1846040146 Order Now (£4.99) (review from http://www.parstimes.com/books/iranawakening_pr.pdf) Throughout an extraordinary career as a lawyer, writer, activist, and dissident, Shirin Ebadi has spoken out clearly and strongly for her native Iran—and her voice has resonated far beyond […]

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