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Hoshang Golshiri

Birth:1936

Death:2000

Iranian writer. Hoshang was a dissident all his life and a champion on the right to freedom of expression. Hoshang was a 'master of short novel' known for his works: Prince Ehtejab, published in 1986, brought him international acclaim. His novels' theme was about the difficulties faced by Iran's urban intellectual class in daily social life. Golshiri was editor-in-chief of the literary weekly Karnameh. Hoshang Golshiri who was born in Isfahan and died in Tehran was a man of extraordinary courage.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan

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