There is a great profile and interview with Ma Jian, in this weekend's Guardian on the need for fearlessness in writing, on not bei...
Thursday, 10 March 2011
Music for Martyrs
From Rishi Kapoor to Ahangaran and his music for martyrs; how to die on the road to Karbala during the Iran-Iraq war. He sends chills down my spine for many reasons.
Sadeq Ahangaran: "As I was singing, I was aware some of them would be martyred, some would be prisoners of war, some would be injured and some return. I was completely aware of it."