Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi (Book and Film)

Persepolis is often quoted as being one of the best graphic novels in existence, so I have been wanting to read it for a while. It is an autobiography about what life was like for the author growing up in Iran and her experiences of being sent away to school in Austria. I’d describe Persepolis […]

The Blind Owl – Sadegh Hedayat

Translated from the Persian by D.P. Costello I was sorting through my bookshop stock when that beautiful picture of an owl caught my attention. I decided that I had to read it when I saw that it was also described as: a deeply haunting and disturbing gem of world literature. At only 108 pages it was a very […]