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The colonel

Author: Maḥmūd Dawlatʹābādī; Tom Patterdale, (Translator)
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Melville House, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a small Iranian town on a dark rain-soaked night, the Colonel paces back and forth waiting for the inevitable knock on the door. The secret police take him to the tortured body of his youngest daughter, for the Islamic revolution is devouring its own children. This shocking diatribe leaves no taboo unbroken.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maḥmūd Dawlatʹābādī; Tom Patterdale, (Translator)
ISBN: 9781612191324 1612191320
OCLC Number: 753625268
Language Note: Translated from the Persian; first published in Germany under the title: Kolonel.
Description: v, 247 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Kolonel.
Responsibility: Mahmoud Dowlatabadi ; translated by Tom Patterdale.
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In a small Iranian town on a dark rain-soaked night, the Colonel paces back and forth waiting for the inevitable knock on the door. The secret police take him to the tortured body of his youngest daughter, for the Islamic revolution is devouring its own children. This shocking diatribe leaves no taboo unbroken.

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