(From the publisher):
Sweeping us into scenes rich with drama, conjuring a world on the brink of destruction-Iran before the revolution-this haunting and passionate novel tells the story of a doomed love affair.
Mahastee grew up in the privileged inner circles of Teheran's aristocracy. Reza, whose father once worked for Mahastee's family, has become a revolutionary leading clandestine meetings in the city's shadowy underworld. When they meet again for the first time in twenty years, their volatile love takes on new and threatening implications as the political situation in Teheran becomes increasingly explosive.
Original title: In the Walled Gardens
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Regional Interest