“Who Is Not Afraid of the Lunatics?” published in English 

January 5, 2019

TEHRAN – Persian writer Mehdi Rezai’s novel “Who Is Not Afraid of the Lunatics?” has been published in English.

Supreme Century, a major international publisher, released the book translated by Ebrahim Daryai-Motlaq on January 1.

The Persian version of the book was published by the Chuk Cultural Center in 2015.  

It is about a young literature teacher who’s very sensitive to what happens around him and suffering from those who are indifferent to realities. People call him a lunatic due to his sensitivity. He lives with his wife, who works for a yellow newspaper. She reads him letters by readers of the magazine about their misfortunes, and they always argue about these letters together.

Photo: Front cover of the English version of Persian writer Mehdi Rezai’s novel “Who Is Not Afraid of the Lunatics?”.

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