Reviews

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The memoir of a little boy who became a revolutionary for truth, Middle East Book Review

"The Gaze of the Gazelle" is a poignant retelling of all the history we have accepted as political rhetoric in a human form. The story of real people who were impacted by our policies and our political viciousness and our stereotyped rhetoric and racism in America.

August 25, 2011, Ray Hanania, middle east book reviews & entertainment

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In the eye of the fury

Arash Hejazi had seen enough of the Iranian government before he ran into a dying Neda

January 13, 2012, Francis Matthew, Gulf News

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The Gaze of the Gazelle: witness to a death that changed history

Hard-hitting and direct, this book provides valuable revelations about a struggle that receivedvery little coverage inside Iran.

September 16, 2011, Noori Passela, The National

Der blick der gazelle

"Der Blick der Gazelle"

In der Reihe der zahlreichen kürzlich erschienen Bücher über Iran und seine Jugend, ist dieser autobiografische Roman eines der besseren.

12. August 2011, daStandard

Haleh

The End of Illusion

Hejazi’s heartfelt, well-written book speaks for a generation of Iranians. Many of them, like Hejazi, were driven into exile abroad by the regime’s brutality and arbitrariness. Many, like Agha-Soltan, gave their lives for an Iran governed by the rule of law rather than the whims of an autocrat.

October 17, 2011, Haleh Esfandiari, New Republic

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The Iranian doctor's dilemma

The Gaze of the Gazelle is not about Neda but is rather the history of a country caught in one of the worst dictatorships of all time, where the greed and the thirst for power of a few in the name of religion has taken far too many lives, of whom Neda is only one example.

Jan. 11, 2012, Marina Nemat, The Globe and Mail

Paulo Coelho & Arash Hejazi, January 2000, Tarbes, France

An Important and Life-Affirming Memoir

He has a story of a generation to tell. It came as no surprise when he produced an important and life-affirming memoir. In the Gaze of the Gazelle, Arash reveals the true spirit of Iran.

2010, Paulo Coelho

Per gli occhi della Neda

Per gli occhi di Neda

For the eyes of Neda

June 23 2011, L'Espresso