Ali Ashraf Darvishian

Ali Ashraf Darvishian

Ali-Ashraf Darvishian (born 1941 in Kermanshah) (Persian: علی‌اشرف درویشیان) is an Iranian story writer and scholar. After fininishing teacher training college he taught at the poverty stricken villages of Gilan-e-Gharb and Shah Abad (nowadays Called Islam Abad. This atmosphere lateris featured in most of his stories. Later he moved to Tehran and continued his studies in Persian literature.

Marjane Satrapi, an Iranian and French author, described Darvishian, who was her favourite author, as "a kind of local Charles Dickens."[1]

As of 2006, Ali Ashraf Darvishian was in Australia as a guest of the Iranian Centre for Democracy and presented a number of lectures on a broad range of social and cultural issues.

He is also mentioned in the book, Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi as being her favorite childhood author.

Books

Abshooran (Story collection)

Salhay-e-Abri(Cloudy Years),(novel)

Farhang-e-Afsanehay-e Irani (Iranian Legends and Fairy Tales Encyclopedia) [1]

References

  1. ^ Satrapi, Marjane. The Complete Persepolis. Pantheon Books. October 30, 2007. 33. ISBN 0-375-71483-9, ISBN 978-0-375-71483-2

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