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De blinde uil (original 1937; edition 2017)
The Blind Owl by Ṣādiq Hidāyat (1937)
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Considered one of the most important works of modern Iranian literature, The Blind Owl is a haunting tale of loss and spiritual degradation. Replete with potent symbolism and terrifying surrealistic imagery, Sadegh Hedayat's masterpice details a young man's despair after losing a mysterious lover. As the narrator gradually drifts into madness, the reader becomes caught in the sandstorm of Hedayat's bleak vision of the human condition.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:11:35 -0400)
A young man, distraught over the loss of a mysterious lover, begins a slow decline into madness.
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The Blind Owl in The Chapel of the Abyss
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