Anita Amirrezvani was born in Tehran, Iran, and raised in San Francisco. I really enjoyed reading The Blood of Flowers
Anita Amirrezvani was born in Tehran, Iran, and raised in San Francisco. Her second novel, Equal of the Sun, was published by Scribner in June, 2012. I really enjoyed reading The Blood of Flowers. For me the book was more than a book, it was an experience, and I feel like I actually spent time in the carpet workshops and royal ateliers of Sixteenth Century Persia watching the creation of the most wonderful rugs ever woven-a sense you can't get from a history book, no matter how fact-filled.
The Blood of Flowers book. Shah Abbas (reign from Anita Amirrezvani has in this novel of historical fiction told of life during the reign of Shah Abbas the Great of Persia
The Blood of Flowers book. Anita Amirrezvani’s The Blood of Flowers is a skillfully crafted coming-of-age story of a young girl in seventeenth-century Persia. To adhere to a feature of traditional folk tales, the girl remains nameless. She lives in a small village with her parents, surrounded by friends and neighbors. Shah Abbas (reign from Anita Amirrezvani has in this novel of historical fiction told of life during the reign of Shah Abbas the Great of Persia. It is thoroughly engaging.
It was here and then that Shah Abbas choose to bring together the traditional arts and artisans of Persia to weave the most beautiful carpets ever woven. The story tells of a poor but talented young woman from the provinces who arrives in Isfahan with her ailing mother and is taken under the wing of a distant relative, one of the most able rug makers of the day.
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THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS is a mesmerizing historical novel about a young . Anita Amirrezvani was born in Iran but has lived in the USA since she was a young child.
THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS is a mesmerizing historical novel about a young Iranian woman whose destiny changes on the sudden death of her father. Forced to leave their village, the woman and her mother travel to the beautiful city of Isfahan, where they are taken in by an uncle, a wealthy carpet designer, and his unsympathetic wife. Fascinating, totally original and utterly gripping' Esther Freud. positively glows on the page, and the characterisation is similarly acute, notably of the wonderfully drawn heroine.
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The Blood of Flowers. by Anita Amirrezvani. The Blood of Flowers is simply a stunning debut. One can't help but want to return to the charming main narrator and the entrancing tale of her quest for independence and self-reliance, her daring and honest exploration of love and desire for love, and above all the profound discovery, as Gostaham reminds her, that she "must begin to understand own worth. USA Today - Ann Oldenburg. Like one of the dazzling, meticulously tied rugs in the Iranian bazaar, The Blood of Flowers is filled with intricate designs, vivid colors and sparkling gems.
The Blood of Flowers is a rich historical story of one woman's struggle to overcome. A conversation with the author of The Blood of Flowers Anita Amirrezvani talks about inspirations, Iran, and th. . shape of palm trees, he focused on refashioning the city of Isfahan into the. T HE BLOOD OF FLOWERS f. A n ov e L b y. Anita amirrezvani. A conversation with the author of The Blood of Flowers Anita Amirrezvani talks about inspirations, Iran, and the origins of her first novel The Blood of Flowers is a rich historical story of one woman’s struggle to overcome misfortune. What was your inspiration for this novel? One of my main concerns was to provide a more nuanced view of Iran.
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