Beautiful lonely


Title: The lonely beauty, the sad story and fate of Soraya’s first last love of the king

Author: Mahmoud Tolouei

Publisher: Forbidden

Subject: Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Eshgh Shah, Memoirs

Age category: Adult

Cover: Paperback

Number of pages: 416 p

Language: Farsi

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Introducing the beautiful only book by Mahmoud Tolouei
The news was short: Soraya Esfandiari, the former queen of Iran, has died. He was found dead in his apartment in Paris. He has been completely lonely and isolated for the past few years, associating with only a few of his close friends. Soraya was 69 years old at the time of her death. This book is the biography of Queen Soraya, the wife of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.

Toloui was born in 1309 in the central city of East Azerbaijan. He completed his primary education in his hometown and his high school education at the Dar al-Fonun School in Tehran. This history researcher received his bachelor’s degree in French literature from the University of Tehran and at the same time worked in the press of that period. For 10 years, he was the editor of “Readings” magazine. Tolouei entered the National Assembly in 1350 and started writing after the victory of the Revolution.

Comes with a photo album
This book is the story of “Soraya Esfandiari Bakhtiari” which has been written using her two memoirs and the latest articles in the world press and the statements of her relatives. Died in Paris.

1- Childhood
2- The game of destiny
3- Wedding
4- Stormy honeymoon
5- Years of crisis
6- Escape from Iran
7- Return
8- Fiery love
9- In the wish of the child
10- In the role of the queen
11- Beehive
12- Separation
13- Rebellion
14- Do not tell a secret
15- Soraya and the revolution
16- Death of the king
17- Twenty years alone
18- Extinction

In the appendix of the book, three things are mentioned:
1- My wives by Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
2- Shah and his court by Soraya Esfandiari
3- A different opinion about Soraya; Opinion of Fatemeh Pakravan – wife of General Pakravan, former Iranian ambassador to France and Pakistan and one of the heads of SAVAK – in an interview with Habib Lajevardi in the collection of Iranian Oral History about Soraya)
In the final pages, photos of Soraya and Shah have been published.

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