➹ The Stationery Shop Free ➯ Author Marjan Kamali – Prestigelakesidehabitat.info

A Poignant, Heartfelt New Novel By The Award Nominated Author Of Together Tea Extolled By The Wall Street Journal As A Moving Tale Of Lost Love And By Shelf Awareness As A Powerful, Heartbreaking Story Explores Loss, Reconciliation, And The Quirks Of FateRoya, A Dreamy, Idealistic Teenager Living Amid The Political Upheaval Of Tehran, Finds A Literary Oasis In Kindly Mr Fakhri S Neighborhood Stationery Shop, Stocked With Books And Pens And Bottles Of Jewel Colored Ink Then Mr Fakhri, With A Keen Instinct For A Budding Romance, Introduces Roya To His Other Favorite Customer Handsome Bahman, Who Has A Burning Passion For Justice And A Love For Rumi S Poetry And She Loses Her Heart At Once Their Romance Blossoms, And The Little Stationery Shop Remains Their Favorite Place In All Of Tehran A Few Short Months Later, On The Eve Of Their Marriage, Roya Agrees To Meet Bahman At The Town Square When Violence Erupts A Result Of The Coup D Etat That Forever Changes Their Country S Future In The Chaos, Bahman Never Shows For Weeks, Roya Tries Desperately To Contact Him, But Her Efforts Are Fruitless With A Sorrowful Heart, She Moves On To College In California, To Another Man, To A Life In New England Until, Than Sixty Years Later, An Accident Of Fate Leads Her Back To Bahman And Offers Her A Chance To Ask Him The Questions That Have Haunted Her For Than Half A Century Why Did You Leave Where Did You Go How Is It That You Were Able To Forget Me The Stationery Shop


About the Author: Marjan Kamali

Marjan Kamali, born in Turkey to Iranian parents, spent her childhood in Kenya, Germany, Turkey, Iran, and the United States She studied English Literature at UC Berkeley and received her MBA from Columbia University and her MFA from New York University Her work has also been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in two anthologies Tremors and Let Me Tell You Where I ve Been An excerpt from



10 thoughts on “The Stationery Shop

  1. says:

    Look at love How it tangles With the one fallen in love Look at spirit How if fuses with earth Giving it new life Five lyrical, heart wrenching ripping breaking into pieces, soul shaking


  2. says:

    LONG.BUT NO MAJOR SPOILERS.There is much to like about The Stationary Shop , where we are taken back to the year, 1953 when Mossadegh was the Prime Minister in Iran, during political devast


  3. says:

    I love these middle eastern stories Fascinated by their traditions charmed by some repulsed by others This one is a reflection back on a love story that took place in 1953, Tehran With a count


  4. says:

    5 starsMy goodness Another beautiful and enthralling read in a year full of them for me I am going to be brief as the less said the better for potential readers of this wonderful novel.The Statio


  5. says:

    Oh my goodness This book Roya lives in Tehran in the 1950s She s a teen brimming with idealism, at a time when it could be dangerous with the political upset in Iran Roya finds peace in Mr Fakhri s


  6. says:

    A high 4 stars The Stationary Shop was an unexpected treat This novel is partly set in Iran in the 1950s and partly set in contemporary US The story focuses on Roya, who is a teenager in the 1950s and


  7. says:

    review to follow This is a good book but I would classify it as historical romance, there is little history in this book


  8. says:

    4 stars In Tehran 1953, Roya and Bahman both 17 yrs old, first meet at a stationary shop that they both frequent They are rapidly and intensely taken with each other, a romance blooms and quite soon they are


  9. says:

    This was absolutely magnificent I m still trying to catch my breath and dab away a few last tears after gently closing the cover Ahhh my.This was a historical fiction novel that took place during the 1953 polit


  10. says:

    A nice enough tale about a lost romance but I was not able to see why so many people have raved about it Maybe because I am not romantic enough to seriously believe two people could carry a torch for each other fo


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