The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree – Shokoofeh Azar

This is a beautiful and tragic fantastical retelling of the Islamic revolution beginning in 1979 from the perspective of one family who escapes from the intensity of the city to a quieter life in the country. Azar uses myth and magical realism to explore the tragic ramifications of revolution on the everyday people trying to … Continue reading The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree – Shokoofeh Azar