Simin Daneshvar pens story about Imam Ali
TEHRAN, Oct. 5 (Mehr News Agency
) -- Simin Daneshvar, the renowned Iranian novelist,
fiction writer and literary translator has written a book about Imam Ali (AS).
"Go Tell the
King" focuses on the oppression Ali (AS) suffered and his tolerance, Daneshvar
told the Persian Service of ISNA, adding that the work is to be first published
in the “Asr-e Panjshanbeh” magazine.
was born in 1921 in Shiraz and studied Persian literature at the University of
Tehran. She married the well-known Iranian novelist and short story writer Jalal
successful work Savushun (The Mourners), a novel about settled and tribal life
in and around her hometown of Shiraz, was published in 1969. She has also
translated some of the works of Shaw, Chekhov, Hawthorn and Albe
writer was hospitalized in a Tehran hospital in July due to a respiratory
infection and was discharged the next month. After her recovery she resumed her
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