Sadeq Hedayat: Dash Akol [English Translation]

Sadeq Hedayat

About Sadeq Hedayat Sadeq Hedayat was an Iranian author whose contributions to Persian fiction marked a significant departure from traditional literary styles. Widely regarded as one of the most accomplished Iranian writers of the 20th century, Hedayat pioneered modernist techniques that continue to influence contemporary Persian literature. The following story has been rendered into English […]

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 Hedayat: The Stray Dog (English Translaton)

Sadeq Hedayat

Sadeq Hedayat, also spelled Ṣādeq-e Hedāyat or Sadiq Hidayat, (born February 17, 1903, Tehran, Iran—died April 4, 1951, Paris, France), Iranian author who introduced modernist techniques into Persian fiction. Hedayat is considered one of the greatest Iranian writers of the 20th century.  HIs celebrated novel The Blind Owl has been translated into numerous languages. In 1925, Hedayat was among a […]