By Moniru Ravanipur,M. R. Ghanoonparvar,Persis Karim,Atoosa Kourosh,Parichehr Moin,Dylan Oehler-Stricklin
Women writers occupy well-liked positions in modern Iranian literature, regardless of the elevated criminal and cultural regulations put upon ladies because the 1978-1979 Islamic Revolution. this kind of writers is Moniru Ravanipur, writer of the significantly acclaimed The Drowned and Heart of Steel.
Satan's Stones is the 1st English translation of her 1991 brief tale assortment Sangha-ye Sheytan. usually set within the distant areas of Iran, those tales discover many aspects of latest Iranian lifestyles, really the ever-shifting kin among men and women. Their daring literary experimentation marks a brand new sort in Persian fiction resembling "magical realism."
Recent stories from Iran point out that Satan's Stones has been banned there by means of executive gurus. whereas its frank explorations of Iranian society could have indignant Islamic leaders, they provide Western readers clean views on Iranian tradition from one of many country's such a lot distinctive writers.
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Satan's Stones by Moniru Ravanipur,M. R. Ghanoonparvar,Persis Karim,Atoosa Kourosh,Parichehr Moin,Dylan Oehler-Stricklin