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Sadegh Hedayat
Birth date: February 17, 1903
Died: April 04, 1951
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 month ago
(Original Review, 1981-04-20)“I was growing inward incessantly; like an animal that hibernates during the wintertime, I could hear other peoples' voices with my ears; my own voice, however, I could hear only in my throat. The loneliness and the solitude that lurked behind me were like a condensed, t...
Ashkan rated it 4 years ago
اگر تنازع بقا راست است، انسان تنازع فنا می‌نماید. او می‌کشد، برای خوردن می‌کشد، برای شفا دادن می‌کشد، برای آمرزیدن می‌کشد، برای پوشش، برای زیور، برای پول، برای جنگ کردن، برای علم، برای تفریح و بالاخره می‌کشد فقط برای کشتن. پادشاه ستمگر غدار پرآز و خون‌خواری است که همه چیز را می‌خواهد و به هیچ چیز اب...
MSMO rated it 6 years ago
استرخي في مقعدك و تناول هذه الرواية واستعد لأن تحيا الكابوس ، انتظر قليلا ستصدم أن هذا الكابوس هو الحياة هل تلاحظ مدي التشابه الذي بينك وبين الكاتب الذي تقرأ له ، إنه يخرج لك ما تخبئه في جوانب نفسك ، ما تريد ان تغض النظر عنه في هذه الحياة ، هذا هو محتوي رواية البومة العمياء أو كما قال فيليب سوبو هذ...
Forrest Aguirre, in the Leaves
Forrest Aguirre, in the Leaves rated it 6 years ago
What started out to be a slow book found its pace and took off about a quarter of the way in. Normally this sluggish start would knock a star off my rating for the book, but the remainder was so fantastic it made up for the beginning. At first, I found the narration fairly clean and clear, somewhat ...
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it 7 years ago
NO SPOILERS!!!"The Blind Owl” is considered a modern Persian classic. a masterpiece of Iranian literature. So I was intrigued. It was first self-published in Bombay and written in Farsi. It was not available in Iran in 1937, then under Reza Shah’s oppressive control. It wasn’t until 1941 that it ca...
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