(Payvand.com) - Reza Daneshvar, the celebrated Persian writer, passed away in Paris on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 due to cancer. He was 68.
Reza Daneshvar: 1947-2015
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Reza Daneshvar left Iran to live in France after the 1979 Islamic revolution in his homeland. He is the author of various famous Persian novels such as "Khosro-e Khooban" and "Namaz-e Meyyet". The literary critic Behrouz Sheyda, in an interview with BBC Persian Service has described "Khosro-e Khouban" as one of the greatest Persian novels which have been written in exile. The story is based on the Iran-Iraq war which lasted for eight years in 1980s.
Reza Daneshvar was born in 1947 in Mashhad and started his serious literary work in early 1970s.
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