Beautifully written, fresh and fascinating at every turn, Honeymoon in Purdah reveals an Iran rarely seen by Westerners. Published by: Deutsches Taschenbuch. Whatever our reasons for setting off on a trip, most of us discover new perspectives and explore our own identities while travelling. We do take ourselves with us. She may not believe in fear, but she’ll permit herself a white lie: her Iranian sojourn is not a honeymoon. She is, in fact, not married to her.
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Honeymoon in Purdah is a book of sketches gathered over the course of one woman’s journey in Iran. Through her, we meet the ordinary and extraordinary people of Pursah and women whose lives extend beyond Western news stories of kidnappings, terrorism, and Islamic fundamentalism. Peppered with accounts of Iran’s Islamic Revolution and political analyses of the country, Honeymoon in Purdah is a departure from our conventional perception of Iran.
Alison Wearing give Iranians the chance to wander beyond headlines and stereotypes and in so doing, reveals the poetry of their lives. A Gentleman in Moscow.
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