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Censoring an Iranian love story : a novel

Author: Shahriyār Mandanīʹpūr; Sara Khalili
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Shahriar Mandanipour, a contemporary and controversial Iranian writer, presents his first novel written in English. Seamlessly entwining two related narratives, Mandanipour unfolds the tale of an Iranian writer attempting to pen a love story set in present-day Iran. Similar to Romeo and Juliet, the writer's two lovers struggle to endure against powerful external forces. Unfortunately, though, the Ministry of Culture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shahriyār Mandanīʹpūr; Sara Khalili
ISBN: 9780307269782 0307269787 9780307390424 030739042X
OCLC Number: 251203336
Notes: Translation of previously unpublished Persian novel.
Description: 295 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Shahriar Mandanipour ; translated from the Farsi by Sara Khalili.
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Shahriar Mandanipour, a contemporary and controversial Iranian writer, presents his first novel written in English. Seamlessly entwining two related narratives, Mandanipour unfolds the tale of an Iranian writer attempting to pen a love story set in present-day Iran. Similar to Romeo and Juliet, the writer's two lovers struggle to endure against powerful external forces. Unfortunately, though, the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance furiously attempts to censor the writer's work.

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