The elders in a prominent Iranian family have always consigned certain belongings to posterity in a hidden crypt underneath their city’s mosque. The House of the Mosque has ratings and reviews. Vera said: I could not engage with this at all, and got rather annoyed with it. I found this w. Abdolah, Kader. (Het huis van de moskee). Albanian / transl. from Dutch by n.n.. Tirana: Fan Noli, since juni Fiction, Original title: Het huis van de moskee.

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And that I guess is why I wagged my little tail so much over it. The book follows the life of an Iranian family from on through the regime of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavithe Iranian revolution of and the installment of the Khomeini government, and ends after Khomeini’s death.

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Notify me of new comments via email. Igoni Barrett 1 A. Wonders of technology, eh? This is definitley epic and sprawling and yet not hard like some titles can be.


This page was last edited on 22 Februaryat John Harrison 1 M. You library is amazing kaderr am sure they can get you a copy if not now then as soon as its out.

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Scott Fitzgerald 3 F. Anyone not knowing much about Iran’s history is left wondering what is true and what isn’t, but as that’s the case with all historic fiction, it is up to us readers to educate ourselves. Het huis van de moskee isn’t actually bad: I remember that I hte reading it.

House of the Mosque – Kader Abdolah – – Allen & Unwin – Australia

Return to Book Page. Spring has arrived, and as the women prepare the festivities, Sadiq waits for a suitor to knock on the door. That would be a whole new literature to explore.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Onegiantrobot rated it did not like it Jun 27, kadrr Cyril Aussems rated it did not like tbe Dec 10, Definitely give this one a whirl Kim. I picked this up at the library because I was intrigued by the subject matter. Johannes rated it did not like it Jan 25, Imagine, having fled from Iran, learning to speak and write in a language not your own in an impeccable way and in a poetic prose that never fails to really touch my heart.


The House of the Mosque by Kader Abdolah

For in Iran, political unrest is brewing. February 17, oader 3: Point of view Tips on technique 4: Its just magical in a way, so full its hard to describe.

Meanwhile, Shahbal longs only to get hold of a television to watch the first moon landing.

The hereditary owners of the town’s congregational mosque occupy a large, old house. Not available to order from this website, please try another retailer.