“37th” Review and comments


Dear friends:

You can purchase my book “Climbing Over Grit” Winner of “Canada Book Award” at;

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Categories: bedtime story, biography, folk tale, memoir, moral, parable, Short StoryTags: , , , , , ,


  1. you are knocking it out of the park, my dear!

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  2. Hello dear Laleh,

    I have just finished reading your book. Actually, I read it 2 times.
    While a relatively short novel, the story is rich in meaning. And it takes time to process the fates of the main character and her family.

    It’s easy for others to say “what a terrible fate” or “what horrible parents.”
    But we must remember: this can (and does) happen to anyone, at any time. In any country or region.
    As a woman, I was painfully reminded how all women must overcome many challenges in some form of other.

    It also forces us to question ourselves “what is a true civilised society?”
    Therefore, I hope others who read this powerful story will not be so quick to judge the characters.
    Instead, it gives us the opportunity to re-examine our own values, and ask ourselves “does my good intention unintentionally (or intentionally) hurt another human being?”
    Sometimes, even the best intentions can deliver terrible results.

    Thank you for sharing such a private story, and allowing your readers to join the journey.

    Best wishes,

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  3. Congrats on the publishing.

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