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Radio 2 Book Club

Simon Mayo welcomes Sahar Delijani to The Radio 2 Book Club to discuss her debut novel, The Children Of The Jacaranda Tree.

It is a novel about revolution in Iran. Amid the tears there is laughter and amongst the ashes of thwarted dreams grow buds of Joy. Sahar Delijani was born in Tehran, Iran and grew up in California. She now lives in Italy with her husband.

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1 hour, 55 minutes

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Mon 3 Jun 2013 17:05

The Radio 2 Book Club - The Children Of The Jacaranda by Sahar Delijani

The Radio 2 Book Club - The Children Of The Jacaranda by Sahar Delijani

Sahar will be on Drivetime from 1800 to talk about her book.

About The Book

This is a novel about revolution in Iran. Amid the tears there is laughter and amongst the ashes of thwarted dreams grow buds of Joy. The Children Of The Jacaranda Tree is very moving and so evocative of what is happening in Iran

About Sahar

Sahar Delijani was born in Tehran, Iran, and grew up in California where she studied at Berkley University. She now lives in Italy with her husband. This is her first novel.


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