Mehdi’s Gone

Mehdi’s Gone is part of Zahra’s Paradise, a story set in the aftermath of Iran’s 2009 elections. First Second Books is publishing it online in Farsi, Arabic, English, French,… More

Amir and Khalil: Mehdi’s Gone

"Mehdi’s Gone" is part of Zahra’s Paradise, a story set in the aftermath of Iran’s 2009 elections that First Second Books is publishing online in Farsi, Arabic, English, French,… More

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