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The Cypress Tree Paperback – 2 Aug 2012
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Fascinating insight on a topic much discussed but rarely understood from a human perspective. Recommended reading for anyone with an interest in the Middle East (Image Magazine)
Her descriptions are so incredibly lush you feel as much as read them - I could smell the cardamom in the chai, the camellias in the garden. Here is a portrait of a country completely at odds with the media's portrayals: the sensuous, intellectual and social Iran that Mohammadi left behind. It was a particular joy to read this memoir in the wake of the recent presidential election, for in the author's nostalgic depiction, one finds both a world that has passed away and one being born again. (Taiye Selasi, author of Ghana Must Go)
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It also gives the reader an insight into the realities of being a political refugee in Britain and hopefully a better understanding of the difficulties people face when they are forced to leave their homeland and lose their sense of belonging and identity.
A well written book on a fascinating topic.
Her family had a traumatic exit from Persia but her feelings for her roots draws her back
Well written and would recommend
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I was really excited to read this and learn about the Persian culture but alas the consistent...Read more