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The house of the mosque

Author: Kader Abdolah; Susan Massotty
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Canongate, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Iran, 1969. In the house of the mosque, the family of Aqa Jaan has lived for eight centuries. The house teems with life, played out under the watchful eyes of the storks that nest on the minarets above. But this family will experience upheaval unknown to previous generations. For in Iran, political unrest is brewing. The shah is losing his hold on power; the ayatollah incites rebellion from his exile in France; and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kader Abdolah; Susan Massotty
ISBN: 9781847672407 184767240X
OCLC Number: 455823555
Language Note: In English; translated from the Dutch.
Description: 436 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Huis van de moskee.
Responsibility: Kader Abdolah ; translated from the Dutch by Susan Massotty.

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A sweeping, compelling story which brings to life the Iranian Revolution, from an author who experienced it first-hand.  Read more...

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