DOI: 10.5040/9781911501862.00000002
Roles: Male (1) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

In modern-day Tehran, you can never predict how life will turn out. Part thriller, part cookery lesson, this is the story of a family struggling to deal with the challenges of a regime where secrecy and surveillance are an everyday part of life. Abbas calls together his wife and daughter and their friends and neighbours for an impromptu feast. Going in the pot are fresh herbs, spices, sweet vegetables and Eliâ’s mother’s secret ingredient . . .

The play explores the reasons behind migration, how people make compromises to survive in societies where freedom is limited.

From The Iranian Feast

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Aurora Metro Books

Kevin Dyer

ISBN: 9781910798935

Series: Aurora Metro Books

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