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Author Naḵẖjavání, Bahíyyih,
Title The woman who read too much : a novel / Bahiyyih Nakhjavani.
Imprint Stanford, California : Redwood Press, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2015.

Subject Qurrat al-ʻAyn, 1817 or 1818-1852. -- Fiction.
Women poets, Persian -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Women -- Iran -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Description 1 online resource
Note Originally written in English, this novel was published first in translation. The French publisher, Actes Sud, published it as La femme qui lisait trop in October 2007. In Italy, Rizzoli also published it in 2007 as La donna che leggeva troppo. In 2010, Alianza in Spain published it as La mujer que leia demasiado.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The book of the mother -- The book of the wife -- The book of the sister -- The book of the daughter.
Summary Bahiyyih Nakhjavani grew up in Uganda, was educated in the United Kingdom and the United States, and now lives in France. She is the author of The Saddlebag and Paper as well as non-fiction works about fundamentalism and education. Her novels have been published in French, Italian, Spanish, German, Dutch, Greek, Turkish, Hebrew, Russian, and Korean. She was praised in the Times Literary Supplement as a ""superb Persian novelist, "" and the French translation of The Woman Who Read Too Much was identified, in 2007, as ""one of the best three books"" of the year.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780804794299 (electronic bk.)
0804794294 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 904339104
Additional Format Print version: Naḵẖjavání, Bahíyyih. Woman who read too much 9780804793254 (DLC) 2014042783 (OCoLC)893896004