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Description - My Uncle Napoleon by Iraj Pezeshkzad

"My Uncle Napoleon" is the most beloved Iranian novel of the twentieth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780812974430
ISBN-10: 0812974433
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 133mm x 29mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Iraj Pezeshkzad

Iraj Pezeshkzad was born in Tehran in 1928 and educated in Iran and then France, where he received his law degree. He served as a judge in the Iranian Judiciary for five years prior to joining the Iranian Foreign Service. He began writing in the early 1950s by translating the works of Voltaire and Moliere into Persian and by writing short stories for magazines. Dick Davis is a translator, a poet, and a scholar of Persian literature who has published more than 20 books. He is currently a professor of Persian at Ohio State University and a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His translations from Persian include The Lion and the Throne, Fathers and Sons, and Sunset of Empire: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi, vols. I, II, III. Azar Nafisi is the critically acclaimed author of Reading Lolita in Tehran, a long-running #1 New York Times bestseller published in thirty-two languages, and Things I've Been Silent About, also a New York Times bestseller. A fellow at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, she has taught at Oxford University and several universities in Tehran.