By Dalia Sofer
Within the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, rare-gem broker Isaac Amin is arrested, wrongly accused of being a undercover agent. Terrified through his disappearance, his family members needs to reconcile a brand new global of cruelty and chaos with the cave in of every thing they've got recognized.
As Isaac navigates the tedium and terrors of felony, forging tenuous trusts, his spouse feverishly searches for him, suspecting, all of the whereas, that their once-trusted housekeeper has grew to become on them and is now performing as an informer. And as his daughter, in a childlike try to cease the wave of baseless arrests, engages in illicit actions, his son, despatched to long island sooner than the increase of the Ayatollahs, struggles to discover happiness at the same time he realizes that his kinfolk may possibly quickly be compelled to embark on a trip of incalculable danger.
A page-turning literary debut, The Septembers of Shiraz simmers with questions of id, alienation, and love, no longer easily for a wife or a toddler, yet for all of the intangible points of interest and scents of where we name domestic.