Cafe Piano
Author: Farhad Jafari
ISBN: 9789640411438
First print: 2007
Last print: 2013
Main language: Persian
Page count: 266
Publisher: Cheshmeh Publications
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Cafe Piano

Café Piano is a 266 page novella by “Farhad Ja’Fari” which has been hugely successful in the Iranian market. It has sold over 200,000 copies, setting sales records over 5 years, as well as being a great critical success.

Café Piano tells of part of an author’s life with his daughter while he is separating from his wife. He has opened a café to provide enough money to pay the costs of the separation while enabling him to meet new people. Most of the characters are real, such as the author who is himself the narrator, “Golgisoo” his daughter, and “Homayun” his friend.   Each chapter contains events that happened to the author around his café over a short period of time.

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