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Homa, Ava: Echoes from the Other Land

Fiction. Middle East Studies. These haunting stories beautifully evoke the oppressive lives of modern women in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Anis, a computer programmer, is at the end of her rope, putting up with the bullying criticism of a no-good, unemployed lout of a husband; Azar is a young divorcee, and the only person she can talk to is Reza; but she can see him only late at night when "they" are not around; Sharmin has Down's syndrome and hopelessly loves Azad; he loves Kazhal, beautiful and blessed; but Kazhal is married off and is divorced at twenty and now awaits a hopeless future.... For these and other characters the weight of traditional attitudes, the harassment of the religious establishment, and the attitudes of men make for a frustrating, confining, and sometimes unlivable existence.


Artikelnummer: 978-1-894770-64-4
CHF 37.10
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Autor Homa, Ava
Verlag Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2010
Seitenangabe 112 S.
Meldetext Libri-Titel folgt in ca. 2 Arbeitstagen
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H22.6 cm x B14.9 cm x D0.9 cm 166 g
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