Novella on Dec 7, 1953 crackdown to be released
Upon This Blackboard is the probable title of a new volume of the Revolution Days series. A novella, the work is being written by Hadi Korshahian about the December 7, 1953 events in Iran.
IBNA: The novella depicts a girl’s life that faces a range of issues before entering the university. She listens to a memory of her grandmother about the 1953 events.
The writer resorted to 10 memoirs about the December 7 events like memories of Dr Mostafa Chamran, who was a university student then.
Moreover, a memoir by Ali Akbar Siasi, the then chancellor of the Tehran University, is another reference the writer referred to complete his story in which he tells about the violations of the Pahlavi regime against students during the December 1953 days.
Journey to Shahrivar, No. 61 and Fright Shadows are other works of Hadi Korshahian.
In other news, Masoud Amirkhani, secretary of the Revolution Days Series, has said that 25 new revolution titles will be published addressing children and adolescents by the Office of Children’s Literature at Howzeh Honari.
On December 7, 1953, a protest was held by Tehran University students against Nixon’s visit from Iran and the reopening of the British embassy. During a crackdown, three students of the College of Engineering of the university named Mostafa Bozorgnia, Mehdi Shariat Razavi and Ahmad Ghandchi were killed.
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