D.P. Costello was Professor of Russian at Manchester University and was the first English translator of Hedayat’s masterpiece, Blind Owl, from Persian.
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Written in Persian, The Blind Owl is predominantly a love story – an unconventional love story that elicits visions and nightmare reveries from the depths of the reader’s subconscious. A young man, an old man and a beautiful young girl perform, as if framed within a Persian miniature, a ritual of de…READ MORE >