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Rubaiyat for the Martyrs

of Two Wars

by Ruth Valentine

illustrated with artworks by Shahram Karimi

Rubaiyat for the Martyrs of Two Wars brings together a moving poem in the traditional Persian form by poet and migrant rights activist Ruth Valentine with haunting images by the Iranian-born artist Shahram Karimi in addition to documentary photographs; plus an introduction by the journalist Kamin Mohammadi, a foreword by the British-Caribbean poet Malika Booker, and an essay by the author.

 

Published in a limited first edition of 300, signed by the author. 42pp, W125 x H140mm, full colour throughout. First edition, limited to 300 copies, signed by the author. ISBN 9780957273856. Published 2017

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