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Rahimi, Atiq

Works: 154 works in 540 publications in 23 languages and 5,331 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Novels  Drama  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Satire  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Author, Director, Restager , Scenarist, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Film editor, fmd, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Contributor, Illustrator, Other, Composer, Narrator
Classifications: PK6878.9.R34, 891.563
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Most widely held works about Atiq Rahimi
Most widely held works by Atiq Rahimi
The patience stone : sang-e saboor by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

90 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in 22 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman sits at her husband's bedside, twisting her worry beads, reciting prayers. Shot in the neck by a fellow soldier, he is in a coma. The passage of time is measured by the sound of his breathing, the slow drip that keeps him alive and the calls to prayer in the streets outside. Consumed by her vigil and his medical care, the woman is alone and desperate for any sign of life from her comatose husband. As her mind appears to unravel, so it becomes intensely clear-sighted. Now is her chance to speak without being censored. Empowered by her husband's silence she steps out of the shadows of convention and repression and begins her confessional ... She pours out her love and her hate, her sexual desires and her hopes, as though to the black patience stone of Persian mythology (which takes in your sins and woes, and eventually shatters ... leaving you delivered of pain and suffering). Finally, spurred to new heights of daring, she spills out her most explosive secret
A curse on Dostoevsky by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

46 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rassoul remembers reading Crime and Punishment as a student of Russian literature in Leningrad, so when, with axe in hand, he kills the wealthy old lady who prostitutes his beloved Sophia, he thinks twice before taking her money or killing the woman whose voice he hears from another room. He wishes only to expiate his crime and be rightfully punished. Out of principle, he gives himself up to the police. But his country, after years of civil war, has fallen into chaos. In Kabul there is only violence, absurdity, and deafness, and Rassoul's desperate attempt to be heard turns into a farce. This is a novel that not only flirts with literature but also ponders the roles of sin, guilt, and redemption in the Muslim world. At once a nostalgic ode to the magic of Persian tales and a satire on the dire reality of now, A Curse on Dostoevsky also portrays the resilience and wit of Afghani women, an aspect of his culture that Rahimi never forgets"--
A thousand rooms of dream and fear by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iarhad lives in Kabul in 1979, and the early days of the pro-Soviet coup are about to change his life forever
Earth and ashes by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Persian and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short novel set during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan follows Dastaguir, an elderly man who witnesses the destruction of his village and the deaths of his family
Syngué Sabour, pierre de patience = The patience stone by Atiq Rahimi( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the best-selling novel by Atiq Rahimi. It tells a story of a young woman watching over her older husband, in a country torn apart by war. A bullet in the neck has reduced him to a comatose state. One day, the woman's vigil changes. She begins to speak truth to her silent husband, telling him about her suffering, her dreams and her secrets. After years of living under his control, with no voice of her own, she says things she could never have spoken before. Her husband has unconsciously become syngué sabour (The Patience Stone)- a magical black stone that, according to Persian mythology, absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. The woman's confessions are extraordinary and without restraint. But after weeks of looking after her husband, she begins to act, discovering herself in a relationship she starts with a young soldier
The patience stone : [sang-e saboor] by Atiq Rahimi( Recording )

15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with him, sitting by his side. But she resents him for having sacrificed her to the war, for never being able to resist the call to arms, for wanting to be a hero, and in the end, after all was said and done, for being incapacitated in a small skirmish
Terre et cendres : Roman by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Court roman en langue nouvelle, ce texte vibrant raconte, par la voix d'un grand-père, le drame de l'Afghanistan au début des années 1980. "La beauté de la douleur subie et narrée". [SDM]
The patience stone by Atiq Rahimi( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Persian and English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Somewhere, in Afghanistan or elsewhere, in a country torn apart by a war, a young woman in her thirties watches over her older husband in a decrepit room. He is reduced to the state of a vegetable because of a bullet in the neck. Not only is he abandoned by his companions of the Jihad, but also by his brothers. One day, the woman decides to tell the truth to him about her feelings about their relationship to her silent husband. She talks about her childhood, her suffering, her frustrations, her loneliness, her dreams, her desires. She says things she could never have done before, even though they have been married for the past 10 years. Therefore, this paralyzed man unconsciously becomes syngue sabour, a magic stone which, according to Persian mythology, when placed in front of a person, shields them from unhappiness, suffering, pain and misery. In this wait for her husband to come back to life, the woman struggles to survive. She finds refuge in her aunt's place, who is a prostitute, and the only relative who understands her. The woman seeks to free herself from suffering through the words she delivers audaciously to her husband. But after weeks looking after him, she will actually reveal herself in the relationship she starts with a young soldier". IMDB
Les porteurs d'eau : roman by ʿAtīq Raḥīmī( Book )

5 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March 11, 2001: The Taliban destroy the two Buddhas of Bamiyan, Afghanistan. The same day rocks the life of a water carrier in Kabul and the life of an exiled Afghan between Paris and Amsterdam
Three by Atiq Rahimi by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eclipse by Zalmaï Ahad( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in French and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mille maisons du rêve et de la terreur by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in French and Persian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Roman philosophique. Roman de société
Pietra di pazienza by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le retour imaginaire by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combinación de texto y fotografías sobre Afganistán
Terra e cenere by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Italian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Krieg und die Liebe : Roman by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ballade du Calame by Atiq Rahimi( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in French and Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman psychologique (intime)
Three by Atiq Rahimi( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The patience stone is the tale of a woman caring for her brain-damaged husband, who was shot in the neck during a petty conflict. After years of living in a society of Islamic fundamentalism, she finds herself strangely liberated by her husband's condition. She tells him her innermost thoughts and secrets, many of them dark and deeply repressed, never knowing whether he's able to hear her or not
Aarde en as by ʻAtīq Raḥīmī( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een oude man, met zijn kleinzoon enige overlevende van oorlogsgeweld in Afghanistan, vraagt zich af hoe hij het zijn elders levende zoon het lot van zijn familie moet vertellen
(A)fghanistan : un état impossible ? by Atiq Rahimi( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in French and Pushto and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur le catalogue de l'éditeur : "En 1973, Daoud mettait fin à la monarchie en renversant le roi, son cousin et beau-frère. Le père du réalisateur, monarchiste, fut alors emprisonné. "Je n'ai jamais compris son attachement au roi, ni pourquoi il se plaisait à répéter que le coup d'État coûterait un "a" à l'Afghanistan. Afghanistan veut en effet dire "terre des Afghans". Avec un "a" en moins, cela devient "fghanistan", qui littéralement signifie "terre de plaintes et de cris"... Les événements qui se sont succédé depuis ont malheureusement donné à sa parole une justesse prophétique. Le film est un voyage à travers les trois dernières décennies au cours duquel le réalisateur redécouvre son identité, son pays et son destin, qui est devenu depuis le 11 septembre 2001 le destin du monde."
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The patience stone : sang-e saboor
A thousand rooms of dream and fearEarth and ashesThe patience stone : [sang-e saboor]EclipseDer Krieg und die Liebe : Roman
Alternative Names
Atik Rahimi

Atík Rahímí francouzsko-afgánský spisovatel

Atiq Rahimi.

Atiq Rahimi, 1962-

Atiq Rahimi Frans schrijver

Atiq Rahimi französisch-afghanischer Schriftsteller und Dokumentarfilmer

Atiq Rahimi French-Afghan writer and documentary film director

Atiq Rahimi scrittore e regista afghano naturalizzato francese

Rahimi, Aticq.

Rahimi Aticq 1962-....

Rahímí, Atígh, 1962-

Rahímí, Atík 1962-

Rahīmī, 'Atīq.

Raḥīmī, ʿAtīq 1962-...

Атик Рахими

Атік Рагімі

رحيمى، عتيق

رحيمي، عتيق،, 1962-

رحیمی، عتیق, 1962-

عتيق رحيمي

عتيق رحيمي، 1962-

عتیق رحیمی نویسنده و کارگردان فرانسوی

عەتیق ڕەحیمی

라히미, 아티크 1962-


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