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The Blind Owl - Community Reviews back

by Sadegh Hedayat, D.P. Costello
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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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