“Martin Dressler” comes to Iranian bookstores

December 4, 2017

TEHRAN – American writer Steven Millhauser’s 1996 novel “Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer” has recently been published in Persian by Morvarid Publications in Tehran.

Translated by Sirus Qahremani, the book, set in late nineteenth century New York City, is about the young and optimistic Martin Dressler who begins by working in his father’s cigar shop and ends up building and owning a fabulous hotel.

The book won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and it was a finalist for the 1996 National Book Award.

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