The Stationery Shop



The Stationery Shop From the award winning author of Together Tea a debut novel hailed as compassionate, funny, and wise by Jill Davis, bestselling author of Girls Poker Night comes a powerful love story exploring loss, reconciliation, and the quirks of fate Roya is a dreamy, idealistic teenager living in 1953 Tehran who, amidst the political upheaval of the time, finds a literary oasis in kindly Mr Fakhri s neighborhood book and stationery shop She always feels safe in his dusty store, overflowing with fountain pens, shiny ink bottles, and thick pads of soft writing paper.When Mr Fakhri, with a keen instinct for a budding romance, introduces Roya to his other favorite customer handsome Bahman, who has a burning passion for justice and a love for Rumi s poetry she loses her heart at once And, as their romance blossoms, the modest little stationery shop remains their favorite place in all of Tehran.A few short months later, on the eve of their marriage, Roya agrees to meet Bahman at the town square, but suddenly, violence erupts a result of the coup d etat that forever changes their country s future In the chaos, Bahman never shows For weeks, Roya tries desperately to contact him, but her efforts are fruitless With a sorrowful heart, she resigns herself to never seeing him again.Until, than sixty years later, an accident of fate leads her back to Bahman and offers her a chance to ask him the questions that have haunted her for than half a century Why did he leave Where did he go How was he able to forget her The Stationery Shop is a beautiful and timely exploration of devastating loss, unbreakable family bonds, and the overwhelming power of love. Best Read [ The Stationery Shop ] author [ Marjan Kamali ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • The Stationery Shop
  • Marjan Kamali
  • 02 September 2017
  • 1982107480

10 thoughts on “The Stationery Shop

  1. Elyse Walters says:

    LONG.BUT NO MAJOR SPOILERS.There is much to like about The Stationary Shop , where we are taken back to the year, 1953 when Mossadegh was the Prime Minister in Iran, during political devastating havoc Many people in Iran loved Mossadegh They believed he was their democratic leader who had the courage to stand up to foreign powers wanting their oil Mossadegh was hope for the many people in Iran who believed in him They felt he was the right man to achieve democracy The anti Mossade LONG.BUT NO MAJOR SPOILERS.There is much to like about The Stationary Shop , where we are taken back to the year, 1953 when Mossadegh was the Prime Minister in Iran, during political devastating havoc Many peopl...

  2. RoseMary Achey says:

    The Stationery Shop is a place you will want to visit again and again In this skillfully plotted novel author Marjan Kamali introduces us to the violent upheaval leading up to the fall of Mossadegh in 1953 Iran Against this political unrest we are introduced to a wonderful cast of characters you will immediately bond I would argue fate is also a major character in the novel.The novel s true beauty lies in its capacity to emotionally move the reader You cannot read this story without feeling The Stationery Shop is a place you will want to visit again and again In this skillfully plotted novel author Marjan Kamali introduces us to the violent upheaval leading up to the fall of Mossadegh in 1953 Iran Against this political unrest we are introduced to a wonderful cast of characters you will immediately bond I would argue fate is also a major character in the novel.The novel s true beauty lies in its cap...

  3. Jennifer S. Brown says:

    I m not a very emotional person I m usually left dry eyed when others are sobbing over books all around me but this novel gutted me in the very best way possible I am wowed by The Stationery Shop.The story of Roya and Bahman begins when they are teenagers in 1953 in Tehran The two fall in love, meeting in secret at the Stationery Shop They become engaged, although the political upheaval around them and family demands threaten to tear them apart The two decide to marry anyway, but when Roya I m not a very emotional person I m usually left dry eyed when others are sobbing over books all around me but this novel gutted me in the very best way possible I am wowed by The Stationery Shop.The story of Roya and Bahman begins when they are teenagers in 1953 in Tehran The two fall in love, meeting in secret at the Stationery Shop They become engaged, although the political upheaval around them and family demands threaten to tear them apart The two decide to marry anyway, but when Roya goes to meet Bahman for their wedding, he doesn t show up The story then moves forward through the 1950s, into 2013 as we trace Roya s life, which has the mystery of Bahman s rejection constantly dangling over it In 2013, they meet again in the United States, w...

  4. Karis says:

    Yes, this book is technically a romance, but what I loved the most was how it opened my eyes to the Iranian culture, to the complexity of living in a land constantly in political upheaval For the first time, my heart identified and ached for a generation of people I had never truly concerned myself with before.I loved the simple parts too the food and customs, the smells, the taarof extreme politeness and small talk, the deeper meaning conveyed in conversation through the Farsi language, even Yes, this book is technically a romance, but what I loved the most was how it opened my eyes to the Iranian culture, to the complexity of living in a land constantly in political upheaval For the first time, my heart identified and ached for a generation of people I had never truly concerned myself with before.I loved the simple parts too the food and customs, the smells, the taarof extre...

  5. Crystal King says:

    This book wrecked me Up at midnight, bawling into my e reader as I finished this book Kamali knows how to ratchet up the emotions She also knows how to write a beautiful book, full of incredible prose, believable characters and an intricately woven plot that will have you gasping as it unfolds When I read books like these ahead of their publication thanks NetGalley and Gallery , it is both a gift and a curse I want everyone to read it NOW but they will have to wait But oh, that wait will This book wrecked me Up at midnight, bawling into my e reader as I finished this book Kamali knows how to ratchet up the emotions She also knows how to write a beautiful book, full of incredible prose, believable characters and an intricately woven...

  6. Jim says:

    When young Roya meets Bahman in a 1953 Tehran stationary and bookshop, love blossoms and the two young Iranian young people plan out their life together after they graduate from High School But Iran is on the verge of coup that will change the course of the nation and their lives, but for additional reasons that Roya does not discover, until years later.Marjan Kamali has penned a wonderful and engaging story of love, politics, and family with her novel The Stationary Shop Set against the backd When young Roya meets Bahman in a 1953 Tehran stationary and bookshop, love blossoms and the two young Iranian young people plan out ...

  7. Mary Keane says:

    My heart was with these characters from beginning to end A wonderful, engrossing, moving story.

  8. Carrie Nellis Crisp says:

    This was so beautifully written but a emotional novel To me it hit home with untreated mental illness or depression hurting so many people Many of us gather the strength to move forward and learn to forgive This story is about a young teenage couple who fell in love in 1953 during a political battle in Tehran accidently in a Stationary Shop They had their future planned out but lies and deceit changed everything for this young couple As time goes by they both get the answers t...

  9. Jenifer says:

    If you like historical fiction spanning decades and tales of star crossed lovers add this book to your 2019 TBR pile and perhaps add an extra box of tissues to your shopping list, too What I really loved about this novel was how Marjan Kamali brought the culture and traditions of mid 20th century Iran to life Reading this book made me want to find the nearest Persian restaurant and led me in search of recipes for the melon ices Roya sips at their wealthy friend Jahangir s tango party The sc If you like historical fiction spanning decades and tales of star crossed lovers add this book to your 2019 TBR pile and perhaps add an extra box of tissues to your shopping list, too What I really loved about this novel was how Marjan Kamali brought the culture and traditions of mid 20th century Iran to life Reading this book made me want to find...

  10. Samidha Kalia says:

    A copy of the book was provided by the publisher, Simon and Schuster Canada, in exchange of an honest review3.5.5 This book was one emotional roller coaster ride The book compares itself to The Notebook and The Kite Runner, and I think it wassimilar to The Notebook than the latter Nonetheless, it was very interestingThis book is set in 1950s Iran, during the country s peak period of tension regarding democracy or monarchy The romance was set against a vivid environment of c A copy of the book was provided by the publisher, Simon and Schuster Canada, in exchange of an honest review3.5.5 This book was one emotional roller coaster ride The book compares itself to The Notebook and The Kite Runner, and I think it wassimilar to The Notebook than the latter Nonetheless, it was very interestingThis book is set in 1950s Iran, during the country s peak period of tension regarding democracy or monarchy The romance was set against a vivid environment of change, conflict, and creativity The youth were changing, the old societies were changing, it was easier to marry into an upper class family, the customs were waning I thinkthan the story, the setting was a very fascinating part of the plotAnother rally Another political demonstrations where people screamed Barricades had been set up at the front of the square People chanted pro Mossadegh slo...

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