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  • Paperback
  • 348
  • Rooftops of Tehran
  • Mahbod Seraji
  • English
  • 08 January 2019
  • 045122681X

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  1. Alienor ✘ French Frowner ✘ Alienor ✘ French Frowner ✘ says:

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    Rooftops of Tehran Epub ✓ Rooftops of ePUB Ä rooftops epub, tehran download, Rooftops of kindle, Rooftops of TehranRooftops of Tehran ePUBThis is such a lovely, lovely book I fell in love with the story and the characters It was far beyond what I could have imagined on any coming of age story to be It had me on the edge of my chair alternately sobbing and then cheering for the characters I have to call them characters to remind myself that this book is fiction The story begins in Iran in 1973 when the Shah is in power and his subjects are tightly overseen by his secret police Life continues as in many countries as long as th This is such a lovely, lovely book I fell in love with the story and the characters It was far beyond what I could have imagined on any coming of age story to be


  5. Derek Emerson Derek Emerson says:

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  6. Mariam Mariam says:

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  7. Regina Lindsey Regina Lindsey says:

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About the Author: Mahbod Seraji

Rooftops of Tehran Epub ✓ Rooftops of ePUB Ä rooftops epub, tehran download, Rooftops of kindle, Rooftops of TehranRooftops of Tehran ePUBROOFTOPS OF TEHRAN is a richly rendered first novel about courage, sacrifice, and the bonds of friendship and love In clear, vivid details, Mahbod Seraji opens the door to the fascinating world of Iran and provides a revealing glimpse into the life and customs of a country on the verge of a revolution charmingly romantic Seraji captures the thoughts and emotions of a young boy and creates a moving portrait of the history and customs of the Persians and life in Iran Publishers Weekly, March Seraji s Rooftops of ePUB Ä wonderful coming of age story is at times funny and sweet as well as thought provoking and heart wrenching Booklist April Refreshingly filled with love rather than sex, this coming of age novel examines the human cost of political repression Kirkus May Repression and revolution provide the background for a deeply felt love story that gives outsiders a rare look inside modern Iran This is a gripping account of a nation s violent lurch from one kind of tyranny to another, and also a delicately insightful portrait of how ordinary people react when their worlds suddenly collapse At a time when we urgently need to knowabout Iranians, Rooftops of Tehran introduces both the complexity of their political history and the richness of their emotional lives Stephen Kinzer, author of All the Shah s Men An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror A captivating read Gail Tsukiyama, The Samurai s Garden A stirring story about the loss of innocence, Rooftops of Tehran reveals a side of Iran understood by few Westerners An ambitious first novel full of humor, originality, and meaning John Shors, Beneath a Marble Sky Rooftops of Tehran evoked many memories, along with tears and smiles of starry nights on rooftops, long lost loves, and intense, passionate feelings of anger at the injustices and the absurd excesses of the Pahlavi regime Nahid Mozaffari, Strange Times, My Dear The PEN Anthology of Contemporary Iranian Literature In his haunting debut novel, Mahbod Seraji brings humor and humanity to a story of secret love in the brutal last days of the Shah Set against the background of repression that launched the Iranian revolution, Pasha s and Zari s story shows that love and hope among the young thrive even in the most oppressive of times Seraji is a striking new talent Sandra Dallas, Tallgrass Rooftops of Tehran combines a coming of age love story with a compelling tale of struggle against dictatorship You learn a lot about Iranian culture while coming to understand characters with universal appeal This would make a great movie Unfortunately, Iranian directors wouldn t be allowed to film it and American directors would move the story to New Jersey Reese Erlich, The Iran Agenda The Real Story of US Policy and the Middle East Crisis What a profound pleasure to discover such solid storytelling and splendid prose in a debut novel With the voice of a poet, Seraji has told a universal tale of love, loss, and ultimately of hope It is this hope, most of all, that will linger long after the last page is turned Thank God for authors like Seraji, who show us that no matter how distant apart our worlds may be, in the humanness of our hearts we are all united William Kent Krueger, Red Knife and the award winning Cork O Connor series Beyond being a bittersweet love story, Rooftops of Tehran is a story of community No reader will be unfamiliar to the situation of the alley the neighborhood where these characters are united and bound together by history, ritual, grief, respect, and by the bond of protection that arises under the brutality of an oppressive government Rooftops of Tehran takes an uncommon and refreshing view of Iran in modern American fiction and also reveals how an American immigrant is born out of a young foreigner s desperation for self de.