Christopher De Bellaigue


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Christopher de Bellaigue was born in London in 1971 and has worked as a journalist in the Middle East and South Asia since 1994. His first book, In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs: A Memoir of Iran, was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literatures Ondaatje Prize. His latest book is Patriot of Persia: Muhammad Mossadegh and a Tragic Anglo-American Coup. He lives in Tehran with his wife and two children. ...more

Average rating: 3.64 · 1,136 ratings · 183 reviews · 10 distinct worksSimilar authors
In the Rose Garden of the M...

3.46 avg rating — 323 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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The Islamic Enlightenment: ...

3.65 avg rating — 332 ratings — published 2017 — 13 editions
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Patriot of Persia: Muhammad...

3.94 avg rating — 327 ratings — published 2012 — 10 editions
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Rebel Land: Unraveling the ...

3.35 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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The Struggle for Iran

3.39 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2007
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De islamitische verlichting

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No Roseiral dos Mártires - ...

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Retargeting Iran

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“Seyyed Hassan Modarres: "However good the guarddog is, it stops being useful the moment it bites the hands of its master's child, and must be banished”
Christopher De Bellaigue, Patriot of Persia: Muhammad Mossadegh and a Tragic Anglo-American Coup

“He seemed to believe that every battle was worth fighting.”
Christopher De Bellaigue, Patriot of Persia: Muhammad Mossadegh and a Tragic Anglo-American Coup

“since ‘nothing can be begun with certainty, it’s better we begin with doubt’.”
Christopher De Bellaigue, The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times

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