We're sharing today a poignant love story, Love and War in the Jewish Quarter reflects the terrible toll taken on the people of Iran by religious hatred, war, and the international greed for oil.
About the Book
by Dora Levy Mossanen
Kindle Edition, 295 pages
Published November 8th 2022
A breathtaking journey across Iran where war and superstition, jealousy and betrayal, and passion and loyalty rage behind the impenetrable walls of mansions and the crumbling houses of the Jewish Quarter.
Against the tumultuous background of World War II, Dr. Yaran will find himself caught in the thrall of the anti-Semitic Governor General, the most powerful man in the country. Dr. Yaran falls in love with the Governor General’s defiant wife, Velvet, upending not only the life of the doctor’s beloved daughter, but the entire community. In his quest to save everything and everyone he loves, Dr. Yaran will navigate the intersections of magic, science, lust, and treachery. His sole ally is the Governor General’s servant, an exotic eunuch, who will do anything to aid his mistress in her dangerous quest to attain forbidden love.
About the Author
DORA LEVY MOSSANEN is the bestselling author of acclaimed works of historical fiction, including The Last Romanov and Scent of Butterflies, and a recipient of the San Diego Editors’ Choice Award. She is a contributor to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Huffington Post, and the Jewish Journal, and has been featured in various publications and media outlets from the Los Angeles Times to Radio Russia. Mossanen was born in Israel and moved to Iran at age nine. Her grandfather, Dr. Habib Levy, a renowned Middle Eastern historian, introduced her to the harsh realities of life in Mahaleh, the Jewish Quarter, and the enormous challenges of being Jewish in a Muslim country. Her family was forced to leave at the onset of the Islamic Revolution and eventually settled in Los Angeles. Mossanen holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master’s of Professional Writing from the University of Southern California. To learn more, please visit: doralevymossanen.com
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