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My Father's Notebook

On a holy mountain in the depths of Persia there is a cave with a mysterious cuneiform carving deep inside it. Aga Akbar, a deaf-mute boy from the mountain, develops his own private script from these symbols and writes passionately of his life, his family and his efforts to make sense of the changes the twentieth century brings to his country. Exiled in Holland a generation later, Akbar's son Ishmael struggles to decipher the notebook, reflecting how his own political activities have forced him to flee his country and abandon his family. As he gets closer to the heart of his father's story, he unravels the intricate tale of how the silent world of a village carpet-mender was forced to give way to one where the increasingly hostile environment of modern Iran has brought the family both love and sacrifice.
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'...beautifully evoked in often touching and amusing detail...My Father's Notebook is an intriguing, complex and often playful novel that deserves attention' Scotland on Sunday 'With seamlessly interwoven quotations from Persian and Dutch literature, deft storytelling and affectionate humour, he offers the reader buoyancy as well as weight ...My Father's Notebook is a gift to English readers.' The Independent 'An original and subtle novel ... The history of Iran unfolds like a beautiful Persian carpet' Le Monde Des Livres
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Erscheinungsdatum 02.11.2007
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781847676337
Verlag Canongate Books Ltd.
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