Maryam Tabibzadeh Books.
Husro and Shirin is the historical
love affair between the king of the Persian empire
and the princess of Armenia, based on a true story which
is set in the 6th century.
Husro and Shirin follow the individual lives of
three people across three cities, exploring the intimate
details of their lives in Iran during this period.
It is as romantic and dramatic as Romeo and Juliet and much
deeper than Cleopatra.
Persian Dreams are the dreams of the women of Persia/Iran;
dreams of freedom of choice, freedom to choose the man they
wish to marry and freedom to become all that they can be.
What happens when cultures collide and lovers are trapped
in the wreckage? What happens when religion and feelings
conflict, leading people in different directions? Russ is an
English physician, a Christian missionary, who is in Iran in
the first part of the twentieth century.
Marjan is the wife of a Persian (Iranian) businessman, a
Muslim, who was Russ’s patient. They fall in love, a love that
is forbidden by their cultures, a love that is forbidden by their