The Stationery Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali 9781471185014

The Stationery Shop of Tehran


Amidst the bustling streets of 1953 Tehran, a stationery shop stands as the backdrop for a love story that transcends time and political upheaval. "The Stationery Shop" by Marjan Kamali is a captivating historical romance that follows the blossoming relationship between two teenagers, Roya and Bahman, whose innocent affections are shattered by the tumultuous events surrounding the fall of Iran's prime minister. As their lives diverge, they embark on a decades-long journey of longing, fate's cruel twists, and an unwavering quest to unravel the mysteries of their lost love.

Marjan Kamali, an Iranian-born author, draws from her own experiences to craft a poignant tale that seamlessly interweaves the personal and the political. With vivid prose and a deep understanding of the human condition, she transports readers to a time of upheaval and uncertainty, where the fragility of love is tested against the backdrop of a nation in turmoil. "The Stationery Shop" is a poetic exploration of the enduring power of love, the weight of missed opportunities, and the resilience of the human spirit.

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