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Read more about The Pomegranate Lady And Her Sons: Selected Stories and other books by Goli Taraghi. Hesam Fallah looks at ‘Second Chance’, the newest collection of short stories by Iranian writer Goli Taraghi. The doctor knows about my love of writing. She brings me a handful of white paper and some sharp pencils. I sit at the table and am frozen. What should I write?.

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President Rouhani claims that he has come with a key to open the closed doors. You cannot buy me. Or a few more days, maybe? Noiselessly, I go to his room and stand behind him, trying to peek at what he is doing. Views Read Edit View goi. A hand draws the curtains. I need to go back home since the source of my inspiration is there.

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Home September September Book Reviews. Nirvana holds a cob of corn in front of his mouth and turns it as he chews. My position is very bad.

My thoughts are scattered and my sentences have no beginning or end. He is not afraid of language and gives his pen and his imagination absolute freedom. She brings me a handful of white paper and some sharp pencils. Most of them, they send their books abroad to be published, so they lose their audience. Her stories are happy, hopeful, and humane while simultaneously sad, dark, and heartbreaking.


The party is in the garden. Someone calls my name from afar, someone on the other side of the ocean and mountains. In the latter, I become a free writer, choosing whatever subjects, images, or words I want.

A thin smoke is rising. The Karaj River is where thugs and knifers hang out. I rub my inked hands into my clothes and dip my fingers again, one by one, into the inkpot. I also love the poetry of Forugh Farrokhzad, the famous Iranian poet. At one time, Persian was a common cultural language of much of the non-Arabic Islamic world. traaghi

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I push on the button. I hold the pencil in my fingers and ogli on the eraser at its tip. Last night I dreamed of him. The Shape of Arab Music to Come. She laughs at me. I will not accept myself in this condition, sick and disabled. More by Goli Taraghi. Everything was hidden in that inkpot.

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Nabokov is the master of describing a scene or a person in details. Targhi it falls into the hands of a Hezbollah or someone with very fanatic ideas Auntie Azar is constantly preoccupied with the color and softness of her skin.


And they dream of love, but in a very quiet shadowy way: The doctor, who knows about my nasty temper, gives the order to let me go. You spend much of your time in Tehran, publish your work in Persian, teach, and have a large readership in Iran. When we get to the garden, they release me. I gopi to write what I believe in.

The scent of the ink makes me feel drunk and happy. There is another little girl imprisoned with me. It is for these very reasons that the collection, although not a complex one for readers looking for plot intricacies and formal artifices, can still serve as an enjoyable read introducing its audience to a slice of Iranian life and literature across governments and geographies. Still, my books come out. More by Goli Taraghi.

Afternoons, when Father is sleeping, I make my way to his desk. Even, for example, if my book has been reprinted six times, for the seventh time I have to [get] the permission, so they have to see it again.

He may be corrupted.