Rare photos of Sadegh Hedayat

Yet, for Hedayat, modernity was not just a question of scientific rationality or a pure imitation of European values.In his later years, feeling the socio-political problems of the time, Hedayat started attacking the two major causes of Iran’s decimation, the monarchy, and through his stories, he tried to impute the deafness and blindness of the nation to the abuses of these two major powers.