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Moon brow

ShahriyДЃr Mandanipur

Moon brow

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Amnesiacs,
  • Soldiers,
  • Amputees,
  • Visions,
  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Before shrapnel severed his left arm during the Iran-Iraq war, Amir Khan lived the life of a carefree playboy. Five years later, his mother and sister Reyhaneh find him in mental hospital for shell-shocked soldiers and bring him home to Tehran. His memories decimated, Amir is haunted by the vision of a mysterious woman he believes is his fiancee. Wildly inventive and radically empathetic, steeped in Persian folklore and contemporary Middle East history, Moon Brow is the great Iranian novelist Shahriar Mandanipour"s unforgettable epic of love, war, morality, faith, and family.

    Edition Notes

    In English, translated from the Persian.

    StatementShahriar Mandanipour ; translated by Sara Khalili
    ContributionsKhalili, Sara, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK6561.M236 M66 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination452 pages
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954451M
    ISBN 101632061287
    ISBN 109781632061287
    LC Control Number2016940786
    OCLC/WorldCa1031466020


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Excerpt Moon Brow. Two scribes, one on Amir's right and the other on his left shoulder, take turns narrating the shell-shocked soldier's story. Recently released from a mental asylum, Amir is convinced that he has forgotten something important and he desperately wants his sister, Reyhaneh, to.

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