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The enlightenment of the greengage tree / Shokoofeh Azar.

The enlightenment of the greengage tree / Shokoofeh Azar.
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Adult Fiction Store   Double Bay . *, Store .  
F AZAR
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
F AZAR
Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9780987381309 (paperback)
Author Azar, Shokoofeh author.
Title The enlightenment of the greengage tree / Shokoofeh Azar.
Publisher/Date Melbourne, Australia : Wild Dingo Press, 2017.
©2017
Pagination etc. ix, 268 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note This book is an extraordinarily powerful and evocative literary novel set in Iran in the period immediately after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Using the lyrical magic realism style of classical Persian storytelling, Azar draws the reader deep into the heart of a family caught in the maelstrom of post-revolutionary chaos and brutality that sweeps across an ancient land and its people. The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree is really an embodiment of Iranian life in constant oscillation, struggle and play between four opposing poles: life and death; politics and religion. The sorrow residing in the depths of our joy is the product of a life between these four poles
Subject Families -- Iran -- Fiction
Islam and civil society -- Fiction
Magic realism (Literature)
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Fiction
Iran -- History -- 1979-1997 -- Fiction
Magic realist fiction.
Shelf Location F AZAR
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