TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) -- The English version of Iranian author Amirhossein Fardi's novel “Esmaeil” will be published in the United State in the near future.

Translated by U.S. scholar Paul Sprachman, the novel narrates the story of a young Iranian boy named  Esmaeil who is deeply impressed by the concept of humanity in Islam during the years leading up to Iran's Islamic Revolution.


“The translated version was sent to the Iranian publisher Art Bureau and they asked me to write a short note about the book before publication in the U.S.,” Fardi mentioned in a press release on Wednesday.



Association of guardians for Iran’s ancient art established


TEHRAN -- The guardians for Iran’s ancient art association was formed at the decorative art Museum in Isfahan.


The association aims to boost the art of restoration in Iran and also to develop the necessary theoretical knowledge as well as practical methods.


Isfahan’s Jam’e Abbasi Gallery is currently hosting an artwork exhibit which includes 50 works by ten members of the association. 



Nima’s house to be converted into museum


TEHRAN -- The house of the father of Iran’s blank verse, Nima, in Yush village will be turned to the Persian poetry and literature museum.


Known as Nima, Ali Esfandiari was born in 1896 in Yush village near Nur city in Mazandaran Province.  He started a new style of poetry in Iran and he is credited with being the father of modern Persian poetry.






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