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Fortress of the Golden Dragon: A Persian Tale inspired by the Shahnameh

Tehran, 20 January 2006 (CHN) -- The story of "Fortress of the Golden Dragon" which was inspired by the stories of "Shahnameh" (Story of Kings) found its way to the publication market of England coincident with the 10th century anniversary of creation of "Shahnameh", the most important epic work of Persian language.

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The Fortress of the Golden Dragon is a mysterious story derived from the stories of Shahnameh. It is among the newest works related to Shahnameh in the publication market of England.

Homa Ghahremani, the author of this book who was born and grew up in Iran but resides in the UK now, had published several books before. She has also translated some books on spiritual matters including "Tao d'Ching", the famous book of ancient China which she translated from English to Persian.

Ghahremani dedicated a personal collection of handwritten illustrations in Arabic and Persian languages to the library of UCLA which are preserved in the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies section of this library. This particular section of the library contains more than 15 thousand handwritten copies in Persian, Arabic, Turkish and Armenian languages. One of these precious copies is "Rubaiyat" of Hakim Omar Khayyam (one of the greatest poets of Iran) in English.

The Fortress of the Golden Dragon is a mysterious fiction about the cosmic war between good and evil and light and darkness.

... Payvand News - 1/21/06 ... --

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