The Colonel Novel by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi


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This novel is the story of a patriotic army officer in the Imperial Army of Iran, whose life and that of his family during the 1979 Iranian Revolution are reviewed.

  • Persian Title: کلنل اثر محمود دولت ابادی
  • Book Cover Type: Paperback
  • ISBN : 9789651144738
  • Language(s) : Persian (Farsi)

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The Colonel

The author of “The Colonel” is Mahmoud Dowlatabadi. Mahmoud Dowlatabadi was born into a poor family of shoemakers in Dowlatabad, a remote village in Sabzevar, the northwestern part of Khorasan Province, Iran. He worked as a farmhand and attended Mas’ud Salman Elementary School. Books were a revelation to the young boy. He “read all the romances  around the village”. He “read on the roof of the house with a lamp…read War and Peace that way” while living in Tehran. Though his father had little formal education, he introduced Dowlatabadi to the Persian classical poets, Saadi Shirazi, Hafez, and Ferdowsi. His father generally spoke in the language of the great poets.ShopiPersia, is the largest website that sells Persian books and world famous books with Persian translation. Experience the joy of reading a famous book with ShopiPersia. We Ship Worldwide.
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Book Cover TypePaperback
Suitable forAdults
Language(s)Persian (Farsi)
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