Dardedel: Rumi, Hafez & Love In New York
Professor Pirooz, a Iranian-American who is despairing of his life and the state of todays world, flies from New York to Phoenix, wanders into the desert at night, and hopes to die. As he pours his heart out to nobody, two cactus plants engage him in conversation. They are the reincarnations of the great Persian poets Hafez and Rumi. They not only try to dissuade him from his plan, but urge him t...
Hardcover: 254 pages
Publisher: The Permanent Press (February 1, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 1 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 2413691
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“I love this book. It's filled with so many thoughts and ideas that make you think. It's a fairytale wrapped with beautiful and inspiring messages.I love to read. I have several favorite books that I read again and again. I know Dardedel will be one o...”
return to New York, where they appear again to offer their support: Hafez as a 30-something taxi driver and Rumi in a variety of forms. Along the way we learn a great deal about both historical and contemporary Persia (Iran) and about love, as Hafez falls in love with a precocious 14-year-old he takes on as a fare.This playful and illuminating novel-in-verse not only brings these two great Persian poets to life, but also serves as a wonderful introduction to their work. Manoucher Parvins imaginative love story part contemporary fairy-tale, part mythology not only touches the heart, but critically reflects contemporary mores, morals, philosophy, and society.