Saad publisher has launched a new book titled "Atashgah" by Ahmad Modaqeq for its teen readers.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute quoting Mehr news agency, "Atashgah", the most recent book by Ahmad Modaqeq, the Afghan author, comprises several stories acclaimed by many readers. His novel "Russian Songs" was honored at the 11th Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literary Awards.
The book tells the story of a teenage boy Habib who lives with his family in the Balutak region. Like other people in the region, his family is suffering from the oppression of Ayyub Khan, the ruler of the region who lives in a fortress near Atashgah Mount. He is engaged in struggles to save his father who has been imprisoned by Khan.
As the Soviet Union, Russia waged a 10-year war in Afghanistan throughout the 1980s. A number of local rulers had to cooperate with the Soviets during the war. The story of "Russian Songs" is set during the 1980s when the Afghan people fought against the Soviet invaders.
The target group of the book published by Saad in 112 pages is teenage readers.
The book is available in Saad website: saadpub.ir