A superb, authoritatively written insider's account of Iran, one of the most mysterious but significant and powerful nations in the world.
'A mixture of history, reportage and analysis, this book helps to understand the "enigma inside a puzzle" that is Iran today ... fascinating' Financial Times 'Riveting ... I was intrigued and impressed ... de Bellaigue has done his research well and reports meticulously' Literary Review
Christopher de Bellaigue was born in 1971. He studied at Cambridge and writes for Granta and the New York Review of Books. He is married and lives in Iran.