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Symphony of the dead

Author: ʻAbbās Maʻrūfī
Publisher: Wiltshire, U.K. : Aflame Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A contemporary version of the Cain and Abel story, this novel was greeted with widespread praise when it was first published in Iran in 1989. Set in the northern town of Ardabil in the aftermath of the Second World War, the story begins as Urhan Urkhani, a prominent citizen of the town, sets out to find his brother in a midwinter snowstorm. Over the course of that day-long search, the entire history of the family is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maʻrūfī, ʻAbbās.
Symphony of the dead.
Wiltshire, U.K. : Aflame Books, 2007
(OCoLC)654555077
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ʻAbbās Maʻrūfī
ISBN: 9780955233968 0955233968
OCLC Number: 154702537
Notes: "First published in Persian in 1988 as Samfoni-e Mordegan"--Title page verso.
Description: 272 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Samfūnī-yi murdagān
Responsibility: Abbas Maroufi ; translated by Lotfali Khonji.

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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 its very individual  Read more...

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In this print-on-demand age, it's remarkable how much writing still fails to cross international borders. Abbas Maroufi's first novel, Symphony of the Dead, was published in Iran in 1988, and Read more...

 
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