The Blood of Flowers
Publish date: June 5th 2007
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, 17th Century
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...
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 ...
Lazily-written prose; one-dimensional characters. This was a huge disappointment.
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 ...
A beautiful book that explained a lot about Middle Eastern culture to me.