Sahar Delijani’s Children of the Jacaranda Tree (2013)

2014-05-13T09:11:22-05:00

A blindfolded woman in labour, in the back of a van that has left Evin Prison in Tehran. It's an un-put-down-able scene. Atria Books - Simon & Schuster, 2013 It's 1983, in the third year of the war with Iraq, but the fierce immediacy of the story pulls