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My Uncle Napoleon

a novel

by IМ„raj PizishkzaМ„d

  • 350 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Mage Publishers in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Iran -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Iraj Pezeshkzad ; translated from the Persian by Dick Davis.
      ContributionsDavis, Dick, 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPK6561.P54 D313 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination507 p. :
      Number of Pages507
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL969676M
      ISBN 100934211485
      LC Control Number96006255

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The absurd lengths to which the family goes in pursuit of this “dubious sort of sound” epitomizes the naughty hilarity of Iraj Pezeshkzad’s novel, My Uncle Napoleon.

Among other works, Pezeshkzad wrote Mashalah Khan in the Court of Harun al-Rashid () and some bitingly satirical essays about the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Free Download My Uncle Napoleon PDF, A teenage boy makes the mistake of falling in love with the much-protected daughter of his uncle, mischievously nicknamed after his hero Napoleon Bonaparte, the curmudgeonly self-appointed patriarch /5(). Get this from a library. My Uncle Napoleon: a novel.

[Īraj Pizishkzād; Dick Davis] -- A satire on Iranian society featuring an eccentric uncle, a snob with an invented heroic past who worships Napoleon, Hitler and hates the English. It is narrated by his nephew, who is in love with. My Uncle Napoleon is a timeless and universal satire of first love and family intrigue.

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An uproarious and endearing Iranian novel, first published in Iran over twenty years ago, which became the basis for a highly popular television series.

The story tells of an unruly extended family, living within and around a walled enclave in Tehran in the early s—and specifically of said family's domination by its ``Dear Uncle Napoleon'' (the portentous rubric by which its. My Uncle Napoleon is a hilarious examination of a part of Iranian society in the 's.

The character development is the strongest aspect of the book and the situational comedy is also very good. I recently read A Confederacy of Dunces; these two novels share many qualities/5(80).

(From the Preface)Set in a garden in Tehran in the early s, where three families live under the tyranny of a paranoid patriarch, My Uncle Napoleon is a rich, comic and brilliantly on-target send-up of Iranian society.

The novel is, at its core, a love story/5. Iraj Pezeshk'zād (Persian: ایرج پزشکزاد, born in Tehran) is an Iranian writer and author of the famous Persian novel "Dā'i Jān Napoleon" (دایی جان ناپلئون) (Uncle Napoleon, translated as "My Uncle Napoleon") published in the early s.

Iraj Pezeshkzad was educated in Iran and France where he received his degree in Law/5. My Uncle Napoleon (TV series) This article currently is about two separate mediums; the original novel and its television series adaptation.

It becomes unclear halfway through whether what is being discussed is what happened in the novel or the order to rectify this, I suggest splitting the article in two. “My Uncle Napoleon’s humour runs very much to slapstick and farce It is not something that they are well known for outside of Iran, but Iranians have a very highly defined sense of the absurd.

Perhaps having endured so many wars, revolutions and occupations has given them a gift for making farce out of tragedy.”. Get this from a library. My uncle Napoleon: a novel. [Īraj Pizishkzād; Dick Davis] -- The story of a family in Tehran in the s under the tyranny of a paranoid patriarch and of the narrator's love for his cousin in the midst of numerous manipulative family members.

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I recently read A Confederacy of Dunces; these two /5(79). My Uncle Napoleon is a timeless and universal satire of first love and family most beloved Iranian novel of the twentieth century “God forbid, I’ve fallen in love with Layli!” So begins the farce of our narrator’s life, one spent in a large extended Iranian family lorded over by the blustering, paranoid patriarch, Dear /5(3).

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