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Revolution Street (Paperback) Loot Price: R219
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Revolution Street (Paperback): Amir Cheheltan
Revolution Street (Paperback): Amir Cheheltan

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Revolution Street (Paperback)

Amir Cheheltan; Translated by Paul. Sprachman

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Fattah is middle-aged and unmarried. A former hospital janitor who became rich working as a torturer in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison, he now moonlights as an uncertified backstreet doctor specializing in 'honour surgery' for unmarried young women. Fattah has nothing but contempt for these women; that is until the beautiful Shahrzad lands on his operating table, and soon he is dangerously infatuated. Undeterred that she is promised to - and in love with - another man, the younger and less affluent Mostafa, Fattah sets out to win Shahrzad by any means. Robbed of his bride, the jilted and furious Mostafa launches a desperate plan to move her beyond his rival's reach by falsely reporting her as an opponent of the regime, a mission that takes him deep into Tehran's underworld of criminals and provocateurs. In Amir Cheheltan's critically acclaimed and searing novel - his first to be translated into English - power and corruption in post-revolutionary Iran are exposed through the actions of two men who work to exploit the chaos and confusion for their own benefit. The result is a provocative tale of a divided society where religious devotion and cruelty often go hand in hand.

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Imprint: Oneworld Publications
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 2015
Authors: Amir Cheheltan
Translators: Paul. Sprachman
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 978-1-78074-636-4
Barcode: 9781780746364
Categories: Promotions
Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 1-78074-636-9

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