Author:Sa'edi, Gholam-Hossein

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The Mourners of Bayal

By: Sa'edi, Gholam-Hossein

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bethesda, MD, Ibex Publishers: 2018

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Catalog #: 9781588141491

ISBN: 1588141497

Condition: English


The Mourners of Bayal is a collection of eight interrelated stories centered around the people of Bayal, an imaginary Iranian village in the middle of nowhere. This work is a penetrating allegory of the manners, beliefs, hopes, and desperations of rural Iranians in the early seventies. The Mourners of Bayal is a very early example of magical realism. It precedes the works of masters of the genre, José Saramago, and Gabriel García Márquez. The most famous of the eigh... View more info