The Blind Owl (Authorized by The Sadegh Hedayat Foundation - First Translation into English Based on the Bombay Edition) by Sadegh Hedayat, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Blind Owl

The Blind Owl

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by Sadeq Hedayat, D. P. Costello
     
 

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Considered one of the most important works of modern Iranian literature, The Blind Owl is a haunting tale of loss and spiritual degradation. Replete with potent symbolism and terrifying surrealistic imagery, Sadegh Hedayat's masterpice details a young man's despair after losing a mysterious lover. As the narrator gradually drifts into madness, the reader becomes

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Considered one of the most important works of modern Iranian literature, The Blind Owl is a haunting tale of loss and spiritual degradation. Replete with potent symbolism and terrifying surrealistic imagery, Sadegh Hedayat's masterpice details a young man's despair after losing a mysterious lover. As the narrator gradually drifts into madness, the reader becomes caught in the sandstorm of Hedayat's bleak vision of the human condition.

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ISBN-13:
9780862416768
Publisher:
Canongate Books
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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