Blurring the lines
19 Feb 2010 02:16
Written by Amir, a human rights activist, and illustrated by Khalil, Zahra's Paradise is a story about the search for Mehdi, a nineteen year old protester who has disappeared in Tehran after the June 2009 unrest. As the blogger and his mother Zahra Alavi begin their search for Mehdi, we are drawn into the underbelly of the Islamic Republic--an elaborate labyrinth in which countless dissidents have vanished over the past decades. -- First Second Books
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