Loneliness, the Thin Skin of Porcelain:
A Collection of 14 Stories
(in Persian)


compiled and translated
by
Farzin Yazdanfar



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open bookThis collection is the translation (from English into Persian) of fourteen short short stories. The seven stories presented in the first part of this anthology are by American authors and the other seven stories presented in the second part of this anthology are by authors from other parts of the world. The stories written by American authors are: "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" by Ernest Hemingway; "Magic" by Katherine Anne Porter; "My Father Sits in the Dark" by Jerome Weidman; "The School" by Donald Barthelme; "Gravity" by David Leavitt; "Born Bad" by Sandra Cisneros; "Disappearing" by Monica Wood. The stories written by non-American authors are: "The Blue Bouquet" by Octavio Paz; "IS There Nowhere Else Where We Can Meet?" by Nadine Gordimer; "An Old Man" by Guy De Maupassant; "Never" by H. E. Bates; "The Laugher" by Heinrich Böll; "The Death-Mask" by Yasunari Kawabata; "In the Night" by Varlam Shalamov.
This book is recommended to those Persian speakers who are interested in world literature.


Title: Chini-ye Nazok-e Tanha'i (Loneliness, the Thin Skin of Porcelain): A Collection of 14 Stories
Compiled & translated by Farzin Yazdanfar
Publisher: Simorgh Publishers
Place: Mission Viejo, California
Date: 2003

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Farzin Yazdanfar
Richard J. Daley College, Adult Education Program, 7500 S. Pulaski Rd.  Chicago, IL 60652
phone: (773) 838-7803
e-mail: farzin1953@netzero.net

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