‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ available in Iranian bookstores
Publish Date : Monday 8 July 2019 - 17:46
IBNA- The experimental novel, ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ (2017) by American writer George Saunders, the story of the dead who want to come back home has been translated into Persian and published.
According to IBNA correspondent, the book has been translated into Persian by Na’eimeh Khalesi and released by Jomhouri Publishing in Tehran.
‘Lincoln in the Bardo’
's first full-length novel and was the New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller for the week of March 5, 2017. It won the 2017 Man Booker Prize
The novel takes place during and after the death of Abraham Lincoln's son William "Willie" Wallace Lincoln and deals with the president's grief at his loss. The bulk of the novel, which takes place over the course of a single evening, is set in the bardo—an intermediate space between life and rebirth.
Saunders is better known for his short stories, but he also writes reports, occasional essays, novellas, children's books, and novels. A professor at Syracuse University, he won the National Magazine Award for fiction in 1994, 1996, 2000, and 2004, and second prize in the O. Henry Awards in 1997.
‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ in Persian has been published in 376 pages and 1000 copies.