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Teheran. A quindici anni Masumeh non ha mai conosciuto la libertà. Conosce l'obbedienza. Al padre e ai fratelli. Conosce le percosse, di cui spesso è vittima. Conosce i doveri che si pretendono da una ragazza d'onore come lei: portare il chador, servire l'uomo sempre e comunque, camminare svelta con lo sguardo rigorosamente rivolto verso il basso. Eppure, oggi, Masumeh ha ...more
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published 2010 by Garzanti
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Andreea
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
Ovidiu
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
Aida
O carte geniala. Trebuie sa o citesti. Cu atat mai mult daca esti deja familiarizat cu mediul 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 este 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.
Cristina
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.
Caitlafleche
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..
Alina Brohanschi
Am gasit un interviu cu autoarea, pentru cei interesati: http://www.viva.ro/vedete-si-evenimen...
Aysha
(THIS REVIEW IS FILLED WITH SPOILERS, READ AT YOUR OWN RISK)

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
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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
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Diana
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
Ruxandra Ioana
O poveste impresionanta dar trista despre toate sacrificiile făcute de o mama pt copiii ei, care, prin gândirea lor obtuză, sfârșesc rănind-o mai tare decat toti ceilalți si neagandu-i ultima șansa la fericire.

Citatul meu preferat:
"Fusesem sacrificata pt onoarea tatălui meu si a fraților mei, plătisem pt idealurile soțului meu si a alegerilor lui de erou si, de asemenea pt datoriile fată de tara ale copiilor mei. [...] De cate ori, in viata mea, reușisem sa ma ridic de jos si fusesem doborâtă di
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Angmdc
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.
Anca Avram
O carte superba, foarte frumos povestita, emotionanta. Titlul nu prea se potriveste. Ar fi mai degraba "Cea care asteapta".
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
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Sorina Stefoni
O carte captivanta, plina de intamplari reale si dramatice, care m-au facut sa le traiesc alaturi de protagonista. Am citit-o neintrerupt, in doar o zi!Din pacate, reflecta realitatea cruda a multor femei nedreptatite de legile absurde ale unor tari. N-as fi vrut sa aiba doar 387 de pagini.
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
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Aniri
Am citit-o pe nerasuflate. Nu ma puteam dezlipi de ea. Ma contraria cultura lor, ideile, comprtamentul... Toate evenimentele rele care nu se mai termina... si cand in final a putut alege...nu a facut-o. Era prima carte in voiam sa fie un happy end.... si nu a fost, alegerea ei mi-a lasat un gust amar de neputinta si rascoala in acelasi timp. Cred ca e printre cele mai bune carti din ultima vreme....
Simona
L'Iran, una terra che abbiamo imparato a conoscere, assume la sua forma, la sua identità nell'immagine delle donne che sono il simbolo di questa zona martoriata e vessata.
Le donne dell'Iran sono donne che soffrono, donne che crescono dovendo obbedire alla legge del patriarcato, donne che non possono innamorarsi, perché in una zona in cui la Rivoluzione è all'ordine del giorno, anche amare è peccato.
"Quello che mi spetta" è il manifesto delle donne che studiano, che lottano, che cercano di conq
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Antonie
O carte emotionanta care nu te lasa sa respiri pana la ultima pagina. Recomand cu caldura.
prettybooks
Le voile de Téhéran : Un livre très enrichissant sur l’Iran, sa culture, le poids des traditions et de la religion, mais aussi son histoire politique. La vie de Massoumeh est par moments révoltante, mais elle nous prouve à quel point les traditions peuvent changer un destin. Je regrette toutefois que l’histoire d’amour évoquée au début du roman n’ait pas été davantage exploitée par l’auteur, cela m’a rendue plus triste encore.

Ma chronique : https://myprettybooks.wordpress.com/2...
Mike
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
Minette
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
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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.

http://knigozavar.com/moyata-oris/

„Моята орис“ е книга, която трябва да прочетете.
Emma
This book has been banned twice in Iran, and offers a really fascinating glimpse into life in that country over 50 years, told through a woman's perspective. The prose was pretty pedestrian, although it's hard to know how much of that is due to it being a translated work, and several times I found myself feeling frustrated with the narrator. Partly this was due to her circumstances, but I had a hard time reconciling myself to the ending. Although it was, I'm guessing, more realistic, given the t ...more
Ana-Maria Taranu
Tare mi-a placut cartea cu toate ca personajul principal prea facea pe martira pe alocuri. Este bine evidentiata lumea islamului din Iran pe timp de pace, revolutie, razboi.
Lora Grigorova
"Моята орис":http://readwithstyle.wordpress.com/20...

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
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Mona
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.
Ghada
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
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Daria
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.
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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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