The blood of flowers by anita amirrezvani headline review set in 17th century iran this novel tells the tale of a young village girl who has her destiny shattered after a comet blazing across the sky is seen as a bad sign her family is about to arrange her marriage but the comet spells disaster. Anita amirrezvani was born in tehran iran and raised in san francisco her first novel the blood of flowers has appeared in more than 25 languages and was long listed for the 2008 orange prize for fictionher second novel equal of the sun was published by scribner in june 2012tremors new fiction by iranian american writers an anthology co edited by anita and persis karim will appear . Anita amirrezvani is the author of the forthcoming novel equal of the sun which was published by scribner in june 2012 her first novel the blood of flowers has appeared in more than 25 languages and was long listed for the 2008 orange prize for fiction. Anita amirrezvanis beautiful novel is my new favorite in this genre the blood of flowers set in 17th century isfahan under rule by one of the greatest monarchs of iran details the lives of women from a persian womans perspective a refreshing contrast from the limited view by orientalist painters and expatriate adventurers
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