The Septembers of Shiraz
Publish date: July 24th 2007
Pages no: 340
Edition language: English
In the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, rare-gem dealer Isaac Amin is arrested, wrongly accused of being a spy. Terrified by his disappearance, his family must reconcile a new world of cruelty and chaos with the collapse of everything they have known. As Isaac navigates the terrors of prison, an...
I cannot put this book down. I cannot do anything except read this book! The language and thoughts expressed are pure poetry, and you learn about Iran of the 1980s, when the shah left the country. This book deserves more than 5 stars. It is my favorite of favorites. What a writer! In my opinion Dali...
We read to go other places, to sample other lives. Reading, for me, at times lets me escape into lives I’d never want to lead, into places I’d never want to go. The Septembers of Shiraz takes me deep into these lives I’d never lead, places I’d never go. Isaac Amin, along with his wife, his young dau...
This book is both less and more than I expected. From a pure entertainment standpoint, I was disappointed; not so much because of the pacing (which is on the slow side, although the book is a quick read overall), but because I was hoping for a book that read like historical fiction, while this one r...
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