29 August, 5:45pm, Garden Theatre
Having fled Iran to escape the Ayatollah and Islamic fundamentalism, novelist Kader Abdolah settled in the Netherlands. From that safe distance he began enquiring into the true meanings of the Qur’an, and is now an acclaimed author. In The Messenger: A Tale Retold, he portrays the Prophet and his followers in distinctly human ways, thus underlining Abdolah’s main desire: to build bridges between east and west.
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