Jalal Al-e-Ahmad – Iranian writer, thinker, and social and political critic

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Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (December 2, 1923 – September 9, 1969) was a prominent Iranian writer, thinker, and social and political critic.

Novels and novellas

  • The School Principal
  • By the Pen
  • The Tale of Beehives
  • The Cursing of the Land
  • A Stone upon a Grave

 

Many of his novels, including the first two in the list above, have been translated into English.

 

Jalal traveled to far-off, usually poor, regions of Iran and tried to document their life, culture and problems. Some of these monographs are:

Translations:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jalal_Al-e-Ahmad

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