Teaser Tuesday – Censoring an Iranian Love Story

teaser-tuesday Grab your current read.

Let the book fall open to a random page.

Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.

You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!

Please avoid spoilers!

(By the way, the bolding below is intentional and is exactly as it is in the book)

censoring-an-iranian-love-storyOn the horizon I see the dark cylinder of the Tower of Babel against the light, erect and solid it has risen toward the sky, and from its peak a cream-colored cloud pours down, the fountain of blind men’s fantasies, the fountain of inspiration for flamingos that migrate with purgatories beneath their wings…Sara…Sara…
After I write these lines, Dara’s perspiring and provoked stream of consciousness cuts to an image of grueling march exercises at the military base.”
Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour, p. 70

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