IBNA- ‘The Day of Snail’ a novel by Iranian author Zahra Abdi on the impact of war on the lives of three women has been translated into French and published.
The book has been translated into French by Christophe Balay, a professor of Persian language and literature in France. Belleville Publishing in that country has released ‘The Day of Snail’ in 208 pages.
The narrative revolves around the fate of a man called Khosrow who is lost in action during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq (called the Sacred Defense in Iran) whose destiny puts a big impact on the lives of his mother, his sister, Shirin and his former fiancée, Afsoun. The story takes a new turn when Shirine brings in her brother's love letters preserved as relics…
The book was already translated into Italian by Anna Vanzan, a professor of IULM University in Milan and published by Francesco Brioschi Publishing under the title ‘A Tehran le Lumache Fanno Rumore’(Snails Make Noise in Tehra