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The house of the mosque

Kader Abdolah

The house of the mosque

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Published by Canongate in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Families,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Iran, 1969. In the house of the mosque, the family of Aqa Jaan has lived for eight centuries. The house teems with life, played out under the watchful eyes of the storks that nest on the minarets above. But this family will experience upheaval unknown to previous generations. For in Iran, political unrest is brewing. The shah is losing his hold on power; the ayatollah incites rebellion from his exile in France; and one day the ayatollah returns. The consequences will be felt in every corner of Aqa Jaan"s family.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesHet huis van de Moskee
    StatementKader Abdolah ; translated from the Dutch by Susan Massotty
    ContributionsMassotty, Susan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT5881.1.B36 H8513 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination436 pages :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25322171M
    ISBN 109781847672414, 9781847679284
    LC Control Number2011380221


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The House of the Mosque goes beyond being a work of fiction. It portrays the harsh reality of the people of Iran, trapped amid their customs and traditions and the fast rythm of contemporary life. Internal arrest and war is the leitmotif of this touching story of a family that tries to stick together in tormentuous times/5(37).

The House of the Mosque starts somehow acceptable; showing signs of magic realism, establishes itself to be a historical novel with skewed fictionalized characters, some of whom are real historical figures.4/5.

The House of the Mosque goes beyond being a work of fiction. It portrays the harsh reality of the people of Iran, trapped amid their customs and traditions and the fast rythm of contemporary life. Internal arrest and war is the leitmotif of this touching story of a family that tries to stick together in tormentuous times/5(91).

The book tells about a prominent family of traders and the imam, the most important religious person in a city. In The House of the Mosque you become acquainted with Iranian customs and the way in which Islam occupies a place in daily life.

The tone of the book is sweet, even a bit dreamy and the characters of this large family come to life. The house lay behind the mosque and had actually been built onto it. In one corner of the courtyard was a set of stone steps leading up to a flat roof, which was connected to the mosque.

In the middle of the courtyard was a hauz,∗ a hexagonal basin of water in which people washed their hands and face before prayers. The House of the Mosque was first published in in the Netherlands, where the author has been a political refugee since   In spite of its intense themes, it is a pleasure to read.

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The house of the mosque contains a large extended family who having responsibilities connected to the mosque. The book opens in the 's and takes the reader through to contemporary times, against a changing social and political backdrop%(53).

The House of the Mosque is an extraordinary book, presenting Islam at the crossroad of modernity. On the one side one sees the traditional rural type of Muslim family living following the centennial Islamic and local customs rhythms/5(98).

Welcome to the house of the mosque Iran, Spring has arrived, and as the women prepare the festivities, Sadiq waits for a suitor to knock on the door. Her uncle Nosrat returns from Tehran with a glamorous woman, while, on the rooftop, Shahbal longs only for a television to watch the first moon landing.

Welcome to the house of the mosque Iran, Spring has arrived, and as the women prepare the festivities, Sadiq waits for a suitor to knock on the door. Her uncle Nosrat returns from Tehran with a glamorous woman, while on the rooftop, Shahbal longs only for a television to watch the first moon landing.

Buy the House of the Mosque at the Book Depository, free shipping worldwide Looking at the pictures broadcast, of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his supporters, one could be forgiven for thinking that the population of Iran consists solely of bearded men, sharing single-mindedly one monotheistic culture.

In the house of the mosque, the family of Aqa Jaan has lived for eight centuries. Now it is occupied by three cousins: Aqa Jaan, a merchant and head of the city's bazaar; Alsaberi, the imam of the mosque and Aqa Shoja, the mosque's muezzin. The house itself teems with life, as each of their families grows up with their own triumphs and tragedies.

Welcome to the house of the mosque Iran, Spring has arrived, and as the women prepare the festivities, Sadiq waits for a suitor to knock on the door.

Her uncle Nosrat returns from Tehran with a glamorous woman, while on the rooftop, Shahbal longs only for a television to watch the first moon ry: Fiction Books > Modern Fiction.

The elders in a prominent Iranian family have always consigned certain belongings to posterity in a hidden crypt underneath their city's mosque, which is now an Ali Baba's cave of clerical turbans, mildewed letters and treasures revealing the secrets of their age, all entombed under centuries of dust.

In the house of the mosque, the family of Aqa Jaan has lived for eight centuries. Now it is occupied by three cousins: Aqa Jaan, a merchant and head of the city's bazaar; Alsaberi, the imam of the mosque and Aqa Shoja, the mosque's muezzin.

The house itself teems with life, as each of their families grows up with their own triumphs and : Canongate Books. For eight hundred years the house next to the mosque in the Iranian city of Senejan has been in the hands of one family, which has provided imams for the mosque for generations as well as producing the city’s leading merchants.

At the start of the novel, inAqa Jaan is Senejan’s most successful merchant and the head of its bazaar. In the house of the mosque, the family of Aqa Jaan has lived for eight centuries. Now it is occupied by three cousins: Aqa Jaan, a merchant and head of the city’s bazaar; Alsaberi, the imam of the mosque; and Aqa Shoja, the mosque’s muezzin.

The original of this novel has sold in its hundreds of thousands in the Netherlands, while an Italian critic has compared Abdolah, in his mastery of.

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Pages: Edition: Paperback. Publisher: Canongate : Happy Reader. The House of the Mosque Abdolah’s own experiences as a member of the resistance before he left Iran as a refugee. Compelling and moving, the book delivers, in spite of all the tragedy, a sense of hope.

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Mosque by David Macaulay is a nonfiction book that is intended for the intermediate to advance age group. This book is about how a mosque was constructed during the sixteenth century. This book shows diagrams of the construction as well as showing the reader the importance of a mosque in the culture/5.

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The mosque is the house of Allah. The Mosque is the place where the Muslims come to engage in the remembrance of Allah. They engage in His remembrance through worshiping Him, through glorifying His names, through beseeching His mercy and help, through reciting His book, and through participating in talks which reminds people about the purpose.

Iran, Aqa Jaan's family has lived in the house of the mosque for eight centuries. The house is teeming with life, played out under the watchful eyes of the storks that nest on the minarets above.

But this family will experience upheaval unknown to previous generations. For in Iran, political unrest is brewing. In the house of the mosque, the family of Aqa Jaan has lived for eight centuries.

Now it is occupied by three cousins-Aqa Jaan, a merchant and head of the city's bazaar; Alsaberi, the imam of the mosque; and Aqa Shoja, the mosque's muezzin. The house teems with life as each family grows up with their own triumphs and tragedies. About The Siege of Mecca.

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Persian Dutch writer Kader Abdolah talks about his book The House of The Mosque. Kader Abdolah lived through one of the most violent and tumultuous periods of Iran's modern history. Mosques: The Most Iconic Islamic Houses of Worship - $ Houses of worship have served as a benchmark for the heights of human achievement since time immemorial—the more noble the holy shrine, the more noble the society.

Iran, Aqa Jaan's family has lived in the house of the mosque for eight centuries. The house is teeming with life, played out under the watchful eyes of the storks that nest on the minarets above.

But this family will experience upheaval unknown to previous generations. For in Iran, political unrest is brewing. The shah is losing his hold on power; the ayatollah incites. The Great Mosque of Mecca, commonly known as al-Masjid al-Ḥarām (Arabic: اَلْمَسْجِدُ ٱلْحَرَامُ ‎, romanized: al-Masjid al-Ḥarām, lit.

'The Sacred Mosque'), is a mosque that surrounds the Kaaba in the city of Mecca, in the Hejazi region of Saudi is a site of pilgrimage for the Hajj, which every Muslim must do at least once in their lives if able, and is Administration: Saudi Arabian government.

But if the rows do not reach the house (and are interrupted before they reach the house), then it is not valid for them to pray in the house with the imam of the mosque. Al-Nawawi (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: If he prays in his house etc with the imam in the mosque, and there is a barrier between them, it is not valid in our opinion.

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Prophet’s Mosque, courtyard of the Prophet Muhammad in Medina, Arabian Peninsula, which was the model for later Islamic architecture. The home of Muhammad and his family was a simple structure, made of raw brick, that opened on an enclosed courtyard where people gathered to hear him. In Keywords-mosque design program, mosque creative brief, mosque architecture, development of mosque typology, Mosque function I.

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and around the world. I am confused: Al-Aqsa Mosque is the full complex which includes the frontal prayer house and the Dome of the Rock. This whole place is the Al-Aqsa Mosque area Some people make the mistake to limit the usage of Al-Aqsa Mosque to the grey-dome area only forgetting that the name is for the spot centered around the Rock is situated, and was.“In the absence of reliable archaeological evidence, the question of how the mosque was made represents a real challenge.

Its origin remains moot despite many attempts to settle the question. This study sets out to explore whether early Islam, within the framework of the Prophet’s teachings and practices, as well as the Qurʾān, might have provided the necessary prompts .As is well known, starting with Emperor Peter III, the Imperial House of Romanoff is descended from the Emirs of Seville, who themselves descend from the Prophet Mohammed.

At the conclusion of her tour, the Grand Duchess wrote in the guest book for honoured guests of the mosque, then took pictures with her hosts in memory of her visit.