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Rahimi, Atiq

Overview
Works: 121 works in 285 publications in 7 languages and 3,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Satire  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of introduction, Film editor, Scenarist, Narrator, Librettist
Classifications: PK6878.9.R34, 891.563
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Most widely held works by Atiq Rahimi
A thousand rooms of dream and fear by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iarhad lives in Kabul in 1979, and the early days of the pro-Soviet coup are about to change his life forever
The patience stone : sang-e saboor by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with him, sitting by his side. But she resents him for having sacrificed her to the war, for never being able to resist the call to arms, for wanting to be a hero, and in the end, after all was said and done, for being incapacitated in a small skirmish
Earth and ashes by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short novel set during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan follows Dastaguir, an elderly man who witnesses the destruction of his village and the deaths of his family
Syngué sabour : Pierre de patience by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans un contexte de guerre, un homme a reçu une balle dans la nuque et se retrouve immobilisé. Sa femme est auprès de lui, lui parle, et exprime ses émotions sans retenue, sans savoir si son mari l'entend et la comprend. Cette confession la libère de l'oppression conjugale, sociale et religieuse, l'incitant à révéler ses secrets dans le contexte d'un pays semblable à l'Afghanistan
The patience stone by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For far too long, Afghan women have been faceless and voiceless. Until now. With The Patience Stone, Atiq Rahimi gives face and voice to one unforgettable woman'and, one could argue, offers her as a proxy for the grievances of millionsit is a rich read, part allegory, part a tale of retribution, part an exploration of honor, love, sex, marriage, war. It is without doubt an important and courageous book." from the introduction by Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with him, sitting by his side. But she resents him for having sacrificed her to the war, for never being able to resist the call to arms, for wanting to be a hero, and in the end, after all was said and done, for being incapacitated in a small skirmish. Yet she cares, and she speaks to him. She even talks to him more and more, opening up her deepest desires, pains, and secrets. While in the streets rival factions clash and soldiers are looting and killing around her, she speaks of her life, never knowing if her husband really hears. And it is an extraordinary confession, without restraint, about sex and love and her anger against a man who never understood her, who mistreated her, who never showed her any respect or kindness. Her admission releases the weight of oppression of marital, social, and religious norms, and she leads her story up to the great secret that is unthinkable in a country such as Afghanistan. Winner of the Prix Goncourt, The Patience Stone captures with great courage and spare, poetic, prose the reality of everyday life for an intelligent woman under the oppressive weight of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. From the Hardcover edition
The patience stone [sang-e saboor] by Atiq Rahimi ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with him, sitting by his side. But she resents him for having sacrificed her to the war, for never being able to resist the call to arms, for wanting to be a hero, and in the end, after all was said and done, for being incapacitated in a small skirmish
The patience stone sang-e saboor by Atiq Rahimi ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with him, sitting by his side. But she resents him for having sacrificed her to the war, for never being able to resist the call to arms, for wanting to be a hero, and in the end, after all was said and done, for being incapacitated in a small skirmish
Steen van geduld : sange saboer by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wanneer een Afghaanse man tijdens gevechten neergeschoten wordt, laat zijn vrouw al haar verwijten op hem los, maar besluit hem toch te verzorgen
Maudit soit Dostoïevski by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jongen wordt geobsedeerd door een schilderij in het huis van zijn grootouders waarop een moord afgebeeld is
Terre et cendres : Roman by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and Persian and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Court roman en langue nouvelle, ce texte vibrant raconte, par la voix d'un grand-père, le drame de l'Afghanistan au début des années 1980. "La beauté de la douleur subie et narrée". [SDM]
A curse on Dostoevsky by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rassoul remembers reading Crime and Punishment as a student of Russian literature in Leningrad, so when, with axe in hand, he kills the wealthy old lady who prostitutes his beloved Sophia, he thinks twice before taking her money or killing the woman whose voice he hears from another room. He wishes only to expiate his crime and be rightfully punished. Out of principle, he gives himself up to the police. But his country, after years of civil war, has fallen into chaos. In Kabul there is only violence, absurdity, and deafness, and Rassoul's desperate attempt to be heard turns into a farce. This is a novel that not only flirts with literature but also ponders the roles of sin, guilt, and redemption in the Muslim world. At once a nostalgic ode to the magic of Persian tales and a satire on the dire reality of now, A Curse on Dostoevsky also portrays the resilience and wit of Afghani women, an aspect of his culture that Rahimi never forgets" --
Eclipse by Zalmaï Ahad ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die vervloekte Dostojevski by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Afghaan heeft in Kaboel een vrouw gedood met een bijl. Hoe kan hij leven met deze schuld?
Aarde en as by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een oude man, met zijn kleinzoon enige overlevende van oorlogsgeweld in Afghanistan, vraagt zich af hoe hij het zijn elders levende zoon het lot van zijn familie moet vertellen
Mille maisons du rêve et de la terreur by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse: Roman philosophique. Roman de société
The patience stone = Syngué sabour ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in Persian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In een kamer ergens in het midden-oosten praat een mooie jonge vrouw over haar leven, frustraties en verlangens tegen haar comateuze oude echtgenoot die gewond raakte als jihadistische strijder
Terra e cenere by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Italian and Persian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erde und Asche : Roman by Atiq Rahimi ( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earth and ashes = Terre et cendres ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Pushto and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Met zijn vijfjarige kleinzoon onderneemt de oude Dastaguir een zware tocht door de bergen van Afghanistan om zijn zoon, die werkt in een kolenmijn, te vertellen dat hun hele familie omgekomen is tijdens een bombardement
 
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Alternative Names
Atiq Rahimi.
Rahimi, Aticq.
Rahimi Aticq 1962-....
Rahímí, Atík, 1962-
Rahīmī, 'Atīq.
Raḥīmī, ʻAtīq, 1962-
رحيمى، عتيق
رحيمي عتيق 1962-....
ラヒーミー, アティーク
Languages
English (48)
French (45)
German (6)
Dutch (6)
Persian (5)
Italian (4)
Pushto (1)
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