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Disoriental

NГ©gar Djavadi

Disoriental

by NГ©gar Djavadi

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Sexual minority community,
  • Iranians,
  • Families,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNégar Djavadi ; translated from the French by Tina Kover
    ContributionsKover, Tina A., translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ3979.3.D53 D4713 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 pages
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26962270M
    ISBN 101609454510
    ISBN 109781609454517
    OCLC/WorldCa1007057868

    "A coming-of-age story set against a backdrop of political resistance, DISORIENTAL moves forward and backward in time as the protagonist reflects on her life in Iran and Paris. There's a lot going on in this book and at times I wondered where the author was taking me but the evocative writing and twisty structure eventually swept me up and left.   Disoriental (Book): Djavadi, Négar: "Kimiâ Sadr fled Iran at the age of ten in the company of her mother and sisters to join her father in France. Now twenty-five and facing the future she has built for herself as well as the prospect of a new generation, Kimiâ is inundated by her own memories and the stories of her ancestors, which come to her in unstoppable, uncontainable waves.

    Disoriental (Paperback): Djavadi, Négar: National Book Award Finalist: A multigenerational epic of the Sadr family's life in Iran and their eventual exile Full of surprises (The Globe and Mail). Winner of the Albertine Prize and Lambda Literary Award Kimiâ Sadr fled Iran at the age of ten in the company of her mother and sisters to join her father in France. Now twenty-five. Disoriental (Book): Djavadi, Négar: "Kimiâ Sadr fled Iran at the age of ten in the company of her mother and sisters to join her father in France. Now twenty-five and facing the future she has built for herself as well as the prospect of a new generation, Kimiâ is inundated by her own memories and the stories of her ancestors, which come to her in unstoppable, uncontainable waves.

    The book takes you to pre-Revolution Iran of the '60s and '70s. Melissa read Disoriental and loved it; it wouldn't be on our site if she didn't recommend it. buy. buy. is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support independent bookstores and give back to the book community. National Book Award Finalist: "A multigenerational epic of the Sadr family's life in Iran and their eventual exile Full of surprises" (The Globe and Mail).Winner of the Albertine Prize and Lambda Literary Award Kimiâ Sadr fled Iran at the age of ten in the company of her mother and sisters to Brand: Negar Djavadi; Tina Kover.


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Disoriental is a wonder and a pleasure to read."--Rivka Galchen, author of Atmospheric Disturbances "Disoriental is epic in scope and yet deeply, even intimately, personal-the novel blows up any lines between the personal and the political, intertwining generations of inherited family stories in a way that Disoriental book just bring history to life /5(25).

Disoriental has been translated by Tina Kover from Négar Djavadi's French language original Désorientale. Already shortlisted for the first National Book Award for Translated Literature, I would be surprised if it doesn't feature in the UK Man Booker International running/5.

• Disoriental by Négar Djavadi, translated by Tina Kover, is published by Europa Editions. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call.

Apr 25 Silicon Alleys: Disoriental book 'Disoriental' Springs from Struggle for Political, Sexual, Cultural Reorientation — Metro Silicon Valley; Apr 25 “Disoriental offers so much to both non-Iranian and Iranian readers.” — World Literature Today. The narrator of Negar Djavadi’s novel, “Disoriental,” banished from her Iranian homeland, builds a life in France by recalling her family’s stories.

Disoriental is a wonder and a pleasure to read.”―Rivka Galchen, author of Atmospheric Disturbances “Disoriental is epic in scope and yet deeply, even intimately, personal–the novel blows up any lines between the personal and the political, intertwining generations of inherited family stories in a way that doesn't just bring history to /5(32).

Disoriental, a stylistically fragmented novel by the French-Iranian Négar Djavadi, reads like a multilayered pastiche of unrelated themes, yet all connected to Kimiâ Sadr’s troubled life Djavadi’s writing paints the most complex human emotions with Disoriental book and depth.

The reader cannot remain indifferent to Kimiâ’s rawness and vulnerability.4/4(9). Disoriental is something of a coming-of-age novel, and a novel of living in two very different cultures.

The family members adapt to life in France in different ways, from the parents who clearly have a difficult time thinking of their time there as anything but temporary to the older sister who immerses herself completely in.

French-Iranian screenwriter Djavadi blends the fates of individuals and families with the history of modern Iran in this award-winning debut novel about exile, integration, and the human cost of political opposition.

National Book Award Finalist: “A multigenerational epic of the Sadr family’s life in Iran and their eventual exile Full of surprises” (The Globe and Mail). “ Disoriental is a rich, irreverent, kaleidoscopic novel of real originality and : Europa Editions, Incorporated.

Disoriental by Négar Djavadi is a novel about the modern impact of diaspora and political resistance on a French-Iranian family forced to flee their home country in the s. Narrated by twenty-five-year-old Kimiâ Sadr, the novel flips back in forth in time and space between a present-day fertility clinic in Paris and the Iran of Kimia’s.

Disoriental Finalist, National Book Awards for Translated Literature. ISBN Europa Editions. Tina Kover. Tina Kover’s translations include the Modern Library edition of Georges. This book is a triumph and humanizes the history of a culture that many have ignored." --Rachel Watkins, Avid Bookshop.

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Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Desorientale: Livre Audio 1 CD MP3. The following version of the book was used to create this guide: Djavadi, Négar. Disoriental. Translated by Tina Kover. New York: Europa Editions, Disoriental is a novel told in the first-person, in the style of a memoir as Kamiâ Sadr, an Iranian woman living in Paris looks back on her life and her family stories.

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