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A New Book from Kira Van Deusen


Faraj – A Space of Possibility

by Kira Van Deusen

“A stunning work of historical fiction just right for our times!”

A new book from Kira – her first fiction. Based on oral stories of course! Written with much friendly help from Vancouver’s Iranians.

Mitrā and Ābtin are forbidden to marry by their religions – hers Muslim and his Zoroastrian. Love grows as they learn carpet weaving and herbal medicine, experiencing desert sandstorms, family conflicts, threats from criminals and dancing with Sufis. Will they find a space of possibility for themselves and their communities? Set in the Iranian city of Yazd in the 17th century.

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