Stories from the Rains of Love and Death: Four Plays from Iran
Paperback, 148 pages ISBN: 9780887548192Publication Date:
19 Jan 2017
Size: 229mm x 152mm£23.99

Stories from the Rains of Love and Death: Four Plays from Iran

By Bahram Beyza'ie, Abas Na'lbandian and Mohammad Rahmanian Translated by Soheil Parsa, Peter Farbridge and Brian Quirt

Paperback £23.99

Four plays from leading Iranian dramatists, translated into English for the first time.

Aurash by Bahram Beyza'ie translated and adapted by Soheil Parsa with Brian Quirt, edited by Peter Farbridge

Based on a Persian myth dating back over one thousand years, Aurash is the story of a simple stablehand who becomes an unwilling player in his country's post-war border treaty. He must determine his people's fate by firing an arrow from the top of a mountain.

The Death of the King by Bahram Beyza'ie translated by Soheil Parsa with Peter Farbridge

It is the end of the Sassanian Empire, during the onslaught of Muslim invasions into Persia. When King Yazdgird III is found dead in a flourmill, the helpless miller, together with his wife and daughter, must reenact their encounter with the king to prove their innocence - or else face a horrible death.

Stories from the Rains of Love and Death by Abas Na'lbandian translated by Soheil Parsa with Peter Farbridge

A quintet of interrelated one-act plays featuring characters who are compelled by forces and events beyond their comprehension as they struggle to solve the riddles of life in environments that conspire against them.

Interrogation by Mohammad Rahmanian translated by Soheil Parsa

Two youths, loyal to the anti-colonial struggle in Algeria, continue their violent resistance even after the revolution has been won. A story about political struggle and the purpose of violence in a revolutionary cause.

Paperback, 148 pages ISBN: 9780887548192Publication Date:
19 Jan 2017
Size: 229mm x 152mm£23.99
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