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By Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

Gossip was once rife within the capital concerning the poetess of Qazvin. a few claimed she have been arrested for masterminding the homicide of the grand Mullah, her uncle. Others echoed her phrases, and handed her poems from hand handy. each person noted her good looks, and her astounding intelligence. yet such a lot alarming to the Shah and the courtroom used to be how the poetess may well learn. As her warnings and predictions grew to become prophecies fulfilled, in regards to the assassination of the Shah, the striking of the Mayor, and the homicide of the Grand Vazir, many questioned even if she used to be not just analyzing historical past yet writing it besides. used to be she herself in charge of the crimes she was once foretelling?

Set on this planet of the Qajar monarchs, mayors, ministers, and mullahs, this booklet explores the damaging and while luminous legacy left by means of a impressive individual. Bahiyyih Nakhjavani deals a gripping story that's immediately a compelling background of a pioneering lady, a narrative of 19th century Iran informed from the road point up, and a piece that's universally proper to our times.

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