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Italian Translation of Persian Novel 'Suvashun' Unveiled

Italian Translation of Persian Novel 'Suvashun' UnveiledItalian Translation of Persian Novel 'Suvashun' Unveiled

The Italian translation of the highly acclaimed novel ‘Suvashun’ by Persian academic, novelist, fiction writer and translator Simin Daneshvar (1921-2012) was unveiled at the 2018 edition of Publishers Fair (Tempo di Libri), held at Fieramilano, an exhibition and trade center in the heart of Milan, Italy, held on March 8-12.
Suvashun is the story of a family in Shiraz during the occupation of Iran in World War II. The book has sold over 500,000 copies in Iran.
According to IBNA, the unveiling ceremony was attended by Francesco Brioschi, editor of Milan-based Brioschi Publication, where the book has been printed, and the translator of the book is Anna Vanzan.
Vanzan is an Italian expert in Near Eastern Studies, specializing in the history and literature of Qajar era (1786-1925) and relations between Iran and the West. She teaches Islamic culture at IULM University of Milan, which focuses on modern languages. 


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