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Parinoush Saniee
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Roman interzis de doua ori, Cel care ma asteapta a devenit cea mai vinduta carte a tuturor timpurilor in Iran (peste 20 de editii).

Povestea romanului Cel care ma asteapta este una emblematica pentru destinul femeilor din Iran. Evenimentele debuteaza in anul 1979, cu putin timp inainte de revolutia iraniana, si se concen­treaza asupra vietii unei femei obligate sa se descur
Paperback, 393 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by Polirom (first published 2003)
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Cred că este una dintre puținele cărți pe care le-am citit cu sufletul la gură, trăgând tot mai mult de ea, astfel încât să nu se termine. Am plâns și am râs împreună cu Masum, am căzut în disperare, ca mai apoi să ne revenim. Viața ei oscilează permanent între plus și minus. Când crezi că totul e bine trebuie neapărat să apară ceva care să strice echilibrul, și astfel totul să cadă din nou în disperare. Incredibil cum un singur eveniment poate să schimbe tot cursul vieții unei femei. Un roman d ...more
Una dintre cele mai bune carti pe care am citit-o. De fapt nu am citit-o, am absorbit-o prin toti porii!
Andreea Ursu-Listeveanu
Aaaah, cat de tare m-a enervat sfarsitul acestei carti!!! Am devorat-o sperand ca pana la urma i se va intampla ceva bun si lui Masum, ca ii va fi bine la final. Apoi, cand lucrurile pareau sa se indrepte catre un happy ending, parca ar fi fost prea siropos. Dar totusi finalul ales m-a enervat la culme. In rest, o carte apasatoare despre ororile traditiilor popoarelor islamice, despre onoarea falsa, despre opresiune, despre razboaiele in numele religiei. Si in tot contextul asta, o femeie reuses ...more
O carte geniala. Trebuie sa o citesti. Cu atat mai mult daca esti deja familiarizat cu mediu cultural al Iranului. Autoarea este foarte subtila, daca o citesti cu atentie, vei observa o alta lume ascunsa in spatele randurilor. Abia dupa ce am terminat cartea am vazut ca esta roman, si nu autobiografie, dar chiar si asa, se observa usor ca nu poti sa scrii asa despre lucruri pe care nu le-ai trait.
This book was indeed a 5 stars one.
It shows you the power of sacrifice at its highest pick, the mark of a war, of traditions, of community for families and especially women in Iran.
Made me realize that things that I get for granted in my life could be so hard to achieve for others.

I couldn't stop reading it. Truly recommend.
I was really disappointed by the ending in this book.. But I loved the story and I loved her character so I went with giving it a 4. I'm a little surprised by some of the comments about the protagonist.. I thought the things that happened to her were well worth the self pity and I found her to be a strong woman and mother despite this. This book truly represented motherhood and sacrifice to me, and I saw zero weakness in that until of course the last 30 pages or so..
Tanja Berg
Was it a good book? Certainly. Did I enjoy it? Not so much. I spent the first third of the book feeling horror over how Masoumeh was treated by her brothers. She was intelligent, a good student and in love. They destroyed all that and forced her to marry a man she had never seen. Hamid turned out to be a revolutianary. He had blisfully modern ideas, but left his family alone a lot to pursue his own ideals.

This book was certainly an eye-opener. I have read very few books in an islamic setting. T
Новото книжно бижу на „Жанет 45” е пътуване през граници, континенти и отвъд това, което цивилизованите хора биха могли да асимилират и понесат. „Моята орис” на Паринуш Сании е суров, неизлъскан разказ от първо лице за жената в ислямските държави – бита, унижавана, третирана като унтерменш и вещ, лишена от елементарни права (на собствено мнение и избор, на образование, на обич и приятели), възпитавана от малка за слугиня и разплодно животно, което трябва да внимава дори и с неволна дума или жест ...more
I enjoyed this book. It showed a woman's strength and compassion in such a male dominated country, it was frustrating at times just how oppressed she was during her life.
Alina Brohanschi
Am gasit un interviu cu autoarea, pentru cei interesati:
Anca Avram
O carte superba, foarte frumos povestita, emotionanta. Titlul nu prea se potriveste. Ar fi mai degraba "Cea care asteapta".

Extreme mixed feelings about this book. I loved it while at the same time I hated it. The entire life of Massoumeh is spent with her working so hard not for her happiness but for the sake of survival and for her children's happiness. She deserved an awful lot more than what she got. What bothers me so much and what I just can't seem to wrap my head around is the ending. After all that time, she still didn't end up with poor Saiid. Who
Eric Wright
Saniee's story of the life of one woman from her childhood during the time of the Shah, through the Islamic Republic, the turmoil leading up to Khomeni's return, and the oppression this rigid form of Islam introduced is sweeping yet intimate. She weaves a skilful story full of memorable characters into an easy to assimilate primer on Iran's last 50 years.

Massoumeh is an ordinary teenager, passionate about learning growing up with a supportive father, an emotional mother, and abusive brothers. T
Miruna Orban
There are no words to describe this book.
I didn't expect to be such a life-changing book. I must say that I lied about ALL the books I said they were life-changing. This ONE is LIFE-CHANGING
It makes you believe that women have power and in the end you discover they don't. You discover that for every decision you make you must look for others opinion. Just something you can't describe in words. If I were to draw a painting, I would draw birds because they are free but they can't reach the univers
O carte emotionanta care nu te lasa sa respiri pana la ultima pagina. Recomand cu caldura.
If you check through the books I have read you will see this is very much not up my alley (an alley populated by dragons, space ships, and histories). I ended up reading this for my book club and, much like The Other Boleyn Girl, I really enjoyed this book immensely. It follows the life of an Iranian woman from her adolescence through her elder years. She experiences many challenges through the reign of the Shah and Islamic Revolution, and we see how they shape and change her. There is a lot mor ...more
Wonderful book! And I loved every minute of it! The book was initially banned by the Iranian authorities, but when, remarkably, the ban was lifted in 2013, it became a best seller in Iran and is a translation. The author is Iranian which makes the book even more authentic.
My only complaint is that the names used for various characters were all so similar so it was a bit confusing at times. There is a four-page-long list of the many characters at the beginning of the book and a three-page–long gl
Аделина 'Змей' Генова
„Моята орис“ е много човешка книга – изпълнена с грешките и геройствата на образите ѝ; много чувствена книга – пълна с любов – майчина, бащина и между любовници; много далечна книга – припомняща ни, че светът е далеч по-шарено и в същото време ужасяващо място, отколкото си мислим.

„Моята орис“ е книга, която трябва да прочетете.
Lora Grigorova
"Моята орис":

Паринуш Сании заминава за Щатите, но се връща през 1979, когато избухва известната Ислямска революция. В своя роман авторката обхваща пет бурни десетилетия от иранската история през очите на една обикновена жена, която упорито и без особен успех се опитва да се бори срещу нормите. Масуме е нормално младо момиче, което се увлича по учението, въпреки неодобрението на майка си и братята си. Единствено (изненадващо) баща и я подкрепя, но тя губи и
This is a wonderful yet sad book. Massoumeh, the main character is shackled by norms and traditions that will not allow her to choose her own fate. As a woman, she is condemned. She is condemned by her family, her husband, her culture-and even after 50 years of hardships- by her kids. Though a culture may change and develop and become less critical, it still sets boundaries and expectations.
A great read, I just wish the language was not so basic and elementary.
It wasn't the first book I read about the hardships of that era of Iran's bloody history weather it was a memoir or a fiction, the other books narrated how the lives of their characters were affected and shaped by the years of war, fear, executions and separation , they expressed a certain political opinion towards the Shah's fallen regime or the Islamists , condemning or praising
But this book was all about Massoumeh herself more than her life shaped by Iran's political transformations, I didn't
O carte care mi-a adus aminte de povestile rusesti din copilarie care erau menite sa ne faca sa consideram comunismul un privilegiu. Limbaj de lemn, actiune fortata. Scriitoarea iti insira ce trebuie si ce nu trebuie sa existe intr-o societate.
Personajele par decupate dupa niste tipare foarte superficiale. Este doar un mic manual pentru occidentali...dar un manual prost care nu reuseste sa trezeasca empatie.
Laura Bourassa
A book than was banned, a story about 50 years in the life of an Iranian woman....I couldn't wait to read it. And I kept waiting for it to be worth reading. A less sympathetic herioine is hard to imagine. By the end of the book I had grown so tired of her self pity, her chest beating, her victim identity I could have screamed. Spare yourself the agony. Not worth reading. Sorry to say.
Cartea asta nu merita doar 5 (* * * * *) stele. Si 10 ar fi putine. Minunata!
Shannon Purcell-underwood
I really liked this book. I couldn't put it down. It was an easy read even though there were many characters. I love historical fiction and this book definitely gave me a glimpse into Iran/Iraq history. I thought the woman in this book was portrayed very realistically and I liked the ending (I won't give it away). I would definitely recommend.
Julie Bridgelal prine
Very heartbreaking story of a woman who found strength and a voice within a very male dominated society and bound by many rules. The ending wasn't as I hoped because I felt after all she had overcome she should have also taken hold of the children who she sacrificed her life for. It would have been a final lesson among all the others she thought them.
Joyce Sandilands
This was an amazing, educational adventure into another culture. The cultural differences, religious upbringing, and the strife that Islam women were and often still are subjected to by their families and others was thought provoking and eye-opening to myself as a westerner. I could not put this book down.
“The book of fate”, is written by Parinoush Saniee, and translated by Sara Khalili. It talks about fifty years in Iran. It took place in Qum and Tehran before and after the revolution. The main characters in the story are Massoumeh, Saiid, and Parvaneh. The story mainly talks about Massoumeh falling in love with Saiid at the age of 16. They get separated because of Massoumeh’s brothers, they wanted to kill Massoumeh and Saiid considering they accused them of bringing shame to her family. They ar ...more
The author tells an important story, but the "wrapping" is no good... To be honest I think it is badly written, maybe it is the Norwegian translation... I don't know. The book is a sequence of stories, a chronological recap of a life. But the people in this story never really came to life....
“Începe să mă sperie chador-ul negru. La început nu-l percepeam neapărat așa și nu-i dădeam mai mult decât o importanță formală, acum îl simt ca o agresiune la adresa femeilor”. Sunt în a șasea zi în Iran și mă aflu în Shiraz. Încep să simt mai bine și vălul ce, obligată de lege, îl port în cap. La început mă stresa un pic, dar mai mult superficial, îmi era cald și eram mereu atentă că îmi pică. Apoi nu i-am dat importanță. Apoi am început să-l conștientizez mai mult decât ca o bucată de pânză. ...more
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PARINOUSH SANIEE is a sociologist and psychologist. She worked as Manager of the research department in Supreme Coordination Council for Technical and Vocational Education Ministry in Iran. She has written several novels, of which SAHME MAN is the first; PEDAR-E AAN DIGARI is the second-also published to great acclaim in Iran; others are awaiting approval by the censorship board.

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