‘Mohammad’ distributed in US

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TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) – A manager of publishing house in Iran says 5 volumes of ‘Mohammad,’ a novel about the prophet of Islam, has been sold in the US.

Afshin Shahneh Tabar said that 5 volumes of the novel were sold in Amazon internet shop, and that it would soon be accessible in Barnes and Noble, and distributed by Water Stone distributers.

The head of ‘Sham va Meh’ (candle and the fog) printing house said that the English version of ‘Mohammad’ written by Ebrahim Hassan Beigi. “Shaqayeq Qandehari has translated the book, and for editing of her translation, we contacted many US authors, but due to sideline effects of the film insulting the Prophet Mohammad, they refused to edit the book, but finally Erica Taylor edited the translation,” added he.


“‘Mohammad’ (in English) has been registered in print and digitally in Amazon, and will be accessible in Barnes and Noble website,” said he, adding that “the book will also be distributed by Water Stone in the US.

“We have planned sending 5000 volumes of the novel to the US workshops. The pre-selling of 5 volumes of the book is quite important, since Iranian books have gained little attention due to opposition by the US authorities,” said Shahneh Tabar.

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