Searching for Identity in Iran’s Labyrinthine Bureaucracy

Posted on June 5th, 2009 by floraschnall // Press & Reviews // Comments Off on Searching for Identity in Iran’s Labyrinthine Bureaucracy

F.M. Esfandiary’s novel “Identity Card” was published in the mid-1960s. A dissection of the inhuman absurdities of the Iranian bureaucratic system, it is a book that has lost nothing of its relevance under the mullahs, as Ilija Trojanow, translator of the newly published German translation, tells Nimet Seker. Mr Trojanow, F.M. Esfandiary’s novel was published […]