Bozorg Alavi: The Portmanteau (Chamedan)

The Portmanteau

Bozorg Alavi was a leftist writer and one of the most noted Iranian novelists of the 20th century, whose works were banned in Iran from 1953 to 1979. Alavi is known for his novel Her Eyes and collected stories The Portmanteau (Chamedan). Biography of Bozorg Alavi Born in Tehran on February 2, 1904, Bozorg Alavi […]

Sadeq Chubak: Flowers of Flesh [Golhay-e Gushti in English Translation]


Sadeq Chubak, also spelled as Ṣādiq Chūbak, was a prominent Iranian writer born on August 5, 1916, in Bushehr, Iran. He authored short fiction, drama, and novels and was considered one of the most influential writers of 20th-century Iran. Sadeq Chubak’s short stories were known for their intricate details, economy of language, and focus on […]