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Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King – Stunning Pop-up Book

Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King by Ferdowsi Paper engineering:  Simon Arizpe | Illustrator: Hamid RahmanianPublication: Fantagraphics 2018► Where to buy: Book Depository or Amazon (US) About the book: This gorgeous pop-up book is based on the incredible illustrated Shahnameh that I reviewed earlier, Ahmad Sadri’s translation of the 1000 year old epic Persian poem by Ferdowsi. The sumptuous Read more…


Shahnameh: The Stunning Epic of the Persian Kings

Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings by Ferdowsi Publication: 2nd “black box” edition, WW Norton & Co | 2017Other authors: Translated by Ahmad Sadri, Illustrated by Hamid Rahmanian, Foreword by Sheila Canby.Where to buy:► Book Depository | Amazon | Kingorama (publisher direct, US only) |  ► A signed version is also available from the makers direct (US/Canada only).► The Read more…