Azar Nafisi

“These characters depend to such a high degree on their own sense of integrity that for them, victory has nothing to do with happiness. It has more to do with a settling within oneself, a movement inward that makes them whole. Their reward is not happiness...what James's characters gain is self-respect.”


Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
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