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Author Mandanīʹpūr, Shahriyār.

Title Censoring an Iranian love story : a novel / Shahriar Mandanipour ; translated from the Farsi by Sara Khalili
Edition First edition
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009

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Description 295 pages ; 25 cm
Summary Shahriar Mandanipour, a contemporary and controversial Iranian writer, presents his first novel written in English. Seamlessly entwining two related narratives, Mandanipour unfolds the tale of an Iranian writer attempting to pen a love story set in present-day Iran. Similar to Romeo and Juliet, the writer's two lovers struggle to endure against powerful external forces. Unfortunately, though, the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance furiously attempts to censor the writer's work
Notes Translation of previously unpublished Persian novel
Subject Authorship -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Iran -- Fiction.
Authorship -- Fiction.
Iran -- Fiction.
Iran -- 21st century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Khalili, Sara.
LC no. 2008041270
ISBN 0307269787
9780307269782