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Encyclopedia > Zoya Pirzad

Zoya Pirzad (born 1952 in Abadan) is a renowned Iranian writer and novelist. 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Arvand river between Abadan (left) and khorramshahr (right). ...

Her first novel, "I Turn Off the Lights" has been published numerous times in Iran and have been translated to several languages.[1] She won Houshang Golshiri award for The Best Novel of the Year, for her superb characterization, ingenious representation of the conflicting emotions of a woman, creating suspense through defamiliarization of everyday life, creating a language in perfect harmony with the theme and characters of the novel.[2] Houshang Golshiri (هوشنگ گلشیری; in Persian; March 16, 1938 — June 6, 2000) was an Iranian fiction writer, critic and editor Golshiri was born in Isfahan in 1938 and raised in Abadan. ...


"I Turn Off the Lights" a bestseller novel by Zoya Pirzad
"I Turn Off the Lights" a bestseller novel by Zoya Pirzad
  • Like All Afternoons
  • One Day Before Easter
  • The Acrid Taste of Persimmon.
  • I Turn Off the Lights
  • We Get Used to It


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