Overview:The Blindfold Horse: Memories of a Persian Childhood - Long before the momentous Iranian Revolution of 1979, which placed the country under strict religious rule, Shusha Guppy grew up in a Persia delicately balanced between traditional Islamic society and the transforming forces of westernisation. In this eloquent memoir, she recreates the lost world of her childhood before the oil boom and the eventual overthrow of the Shah. Her magical tales about relatives and friends, music and drama, religious holidays and celebrations are interwoven with myth and legend, poetry and anecdote and provide a rare and optimistic portrayal of Iran. This is an enlightening and moving testimony of a vanished world: a story as vibrant as Iran itself.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603726887-9781850434016. It was written by the following authors: D.W. Harding, Shusha Guppy. Book The Blindfold Horse: Memories of a Persian Childhood, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, Art, Photography, Biography, History, Fashion. The book was published on 2008-11-30. It has 256 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 277 g. File for download The Blindfold Horse: Memories of a Persian Childhood has PDF format and is called the-blindfold-horse-memories-of-a-persian-childhood.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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