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Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings (Unabridged)

by Ferdowsi

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The new, impeccable translation and adaptation of the Epic of Persian Kings by Ahmad Sadri brought to life a host of heroic characters and wove their adventures into a thrilling story spanning thousands of years. Containing four grand tragedies and four beautiful love stories, the audiobook is currently going into its fifth edition. It has been a smashing success. We are delighted to present a 12-hour audio experience of this text (performed by the award-winning voice actor, Marc Thompson) against the backdrop of evocative sound design and music editing of Hamid Rahmanian the creator of the Shahnameh project. Now, make sure you have a good set of headphone/speakers and tighten your seat belts. This immersive audio experience will take you on a journey back to the soundscape of ancient Iranian heroes, monsters, lovers, and warriors. This is going to be one heck of a ride.  About the Book: Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings is the illustrated edition of the classic work written over one thousand years ago by Abolqasem Ferdowsi, one of Persia's greatest poets. This new prose translation of the national epic is illuminated with over 500 pages of illustrations and will be published in April 2013. The lush and intricate illustrations in this edition have been created by award-winning graphic artist and filmmaker Hamid Rahmanian, incorporating images from the pictorial tradition of the Persianate world from the fourteenth to the nineteenth centuries. The new translation and adaptation by Ahmad Sadri, retells the mythological and epic stories of the original poem in prose format. This Shahnameh is an extraordinary literary and artistic accomplishment.  Published by Liveright , distributed by W. W. Norton & Company Hardcover with slipcase, 592 pages, 500+ four-color illustrations ISBN 978-1-63149-446-8

Customer Reviews

Unbelievable and amazing

The story was epic and attractive.
The characters were well designed and the story was well structured and easy to follow.
Great book, suggest it to everyone.

Incredible production

This audiobook is so much fun to listen to.
The sound effects and music add so much to the storytelling. And the narrator’s voice is awesome. You’ll
never get board. I am going to listen to it again.

Amazing audiobook!!

Incredible sound and music and a great narrator… an all-time epic in a beautiful new format not to be missed!

Ferdowsi, Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings (Unabridged)
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  • Narrator: Marc Thompson, Francis Ford Coppola - introduction
  • Published: 2017
  • Category: Classics
  • Provider: Fictionville Studio
  • Presented by Audible.com

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