|Title||Women without Men: A Novella|
|Year of Publication||1998|
|Authors||Parsipur S, Talattof K, Sharlet J|
|Series Title||Middle East Literature in Translation|
|Publisher||Syracuse University Press|
This novella interweaves the stories of five women who set out to escape the restrictions of family and social life in contemporary Iran. Through murder, suicide and even rape, as well as love, contemplation and spiritual transformation, they succeed, only to face new challenges.