Search Results: "Abolqaesm Ferdowsi"


BOOK REVIEW

SHAHNAMEH by Abolqaesm Ferdowsi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2006

"One (many, actually) of the world's great stories, in immensely attractive and reader-friendly form. Essential reading."
Western readers should welcome this "huge panorama of conflict and epic adventure," announced as the fullest prose translation yet of the 11th-century national epic of Persia (now Iran). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 1999

IN THE DRAGON'S CLAWSThe Story of Rostam and Esfandiyar from the Persian Book of KingsFerdowsi, Abolgasem Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHAHNAMEH by Abolqaesm Ferdowsi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Although there are many stories omitted in this version, this is an excellent starting place to encounter the ancient heroes of Iran. (introduction) (Folklore. 9-11)"
In this adaptation of the Iranian epic, finished in the 11th century by Ferdowsi, the tragic tale of Rustam and Sohrab takes center stage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FATHERS AND SONS by Ferdowsi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"This is irresistible stuff."
The second installment in Davis's expert three-volume prose selection of episodes from the 11th-century epic poem that comprises a vivid romantic history of Persia up to that time. Read full book review >