Mahbod Seraji's Rooftops of Tehran: A Novel PDF

By Mahbod Seraji

ISBN-10: 045122681X

ISBN-13: 9780451226815

ISBN-10: 1440705283

ISBN-13: 9781440705281

From "a impressive new talent"(Sandra Dallas, writer of Tallgrass) comes an unforgettable debut novel of younger love and coming of age in an Iran headed towards revolution.

during this poignant, eye-opening and emotionally shiny novel, Mahbod Seraji lays naked the sweetness and brutality of the centuries-old Persian tradition, whereas reaffirming the human reports all of us share.

In a middle-class local of Iran's sprawling capital urban, 17-year-old Pasha Shahed spends the summer time of 1973 on his rooftop along with his ally Ahmed, joking round one minute and asking burning questions on existence the subsequent. He additionally hides a mystery love for his appealing neighbor Zari, who has been betrothed due to the fact delivery to a different guy. however the bliss of Pasha and Zari's stolen time jointly is shattered whilst Pasha unwittingly acts as a beacon for the Shah's mystery police. The violent results wake up him to the truth of dwelling lower than a strong despot, and lead Zari to make a surprising choice...

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