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    • The Blood of Flowers

    • By: Anita Amirrezvani
    • Narrated by: Shohreh Aghdashloo
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,263
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,623
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,614

    In 17th-century Persia, a 14-year-old woman believes she will be married within the year. When her beloved father dies, she and her mother find themselves alone and without a dowry. With nowhere else to go, they are forced to sell the brilliant turquoise rug the young woman has woven to pay for their journey to Isfahan, where they will work as servants for her uncle, a rich rug designer in the court of the legendary Shah Abbas the Great.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Top 5 on my lifelong list

    • By Cheryl on 09-14-07

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Equal of the Sun

    • A Novel
    • By: Anita Amirrezvani
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 537
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 487
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 489

    Iran in 1576 is a place of peace, wealth, and dazzling beauty. But when the Shah dies without having named an heir, the court is thrown into tumult. Princess Pari, the Shah's daughter and closest adviser, knows more about the inner workings of the state than almost anyone, but the princess's maneuvers to instill order after her father's sudden death incite resentment and dissent. Pari and her trusted servant, a eunuch able to navigate the harem as well as the world beyond the palace walls, are in possession of an incredible tapestry....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Woman in a Man's World

    • By JGrace on 06-26-13

    Regular price: $31.49