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The Blood of Flowers - Anita Amirrezvani
The Blood of Flowers
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316065764 (0316065765)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Bambbles Rambles
Bambbles Rambles rated it
4.0 Just Finished Reactions: The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
What I liked most about this book were the myth-like stories interwoven within the prose. A well researched look into the live of a girl's journey to adulthood in the 17th century. I loved any scene when she was making a rug, her true passion which is withheld from her due to her gender. Through man...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
A moderately good, but not great, historical novel set in 17th century Persia. The narrator (who is never named) is just fifteen when the story starts, her hands clever at making rugs, and struggling to learn how to dye and design them. But when her father dies, she goes to the city of Isfahan with ...
snoylna rated it
2.0 The Blood of Flowers: A Novel
Lazily-written prose; one-dimensional characters. This was a huge disappointment.
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Caffeine Reviews rated it
I believe this maybe the first novel I've ever read where the protagonist is not given a name, at the end of the audio book was an interview with the author and she explains why she did it and I totally agree with her reasoning.Our story follows a young girl born in 17th century Persia (Iran) who's ...
lisa's reviews
lisa's reviews rated it
A beautiful book that explained a lot about Middle Eastern culture to me.
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