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The Blind Owl

by Sadeq Hedayat

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Published by Grove Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsD.P. Costello (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7874589M
    ISBN 100802131808
    ISBN 109780802131805

      The narrator of The Blind Owl is just as alienated from the outside world as the Underground Man. He feels very little need to seek the world’s empty, futile assurances, knowing, like Dostoevsky’s precarious minion, the weaknesses of rationalism are .   I've just read The Blind Owl, first published in Farsi in by Sadiq Hidayat/Sadegh Hedayat (confusingly, his name is spelt in two different ways, depending on when/where he was published in English/American editions). It is a hallucinatory tale that is simultaneously sinister, troubling, disturbing — yet always compellingly so. The eeriness itself, its atmosphere,.

    The Blind Owl provides example of the following tropes. Author Appeal: Lots and lots of reference to Indian mythology, as the book was written when Hedayat was learning Sanskrit, a language closely related to Persian in a lot of hatred inflicted on Islam and Arabs in general, as Hedayat was an established atheist. Axe-Crazy: The second narrator, who decides to kill his promiscuous Written: The Blind Owl can be understood as either a fantasy or the tale of an insane narrator, describing hallucinations. It is a tale told in the first person, by an eccentric male narrator, a character who turns out gradually to be at odds with his reality.

      The Blind Owl is a not an easy book to read. A hallucinogenic, opium-soaked account of a lonely pen case illustrator’s decent into madness, it is disorienting. Unpleasant. Consumed with death, decay, sexual obsession and frustration. After finishing the last page it sits heavy in the gut. And then, as you start to unwind the. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Blind Owl (Authorized by the Sadegh Hedayat Foundation - First Translation Into English Based on the Bombay Edition). Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller


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