|Born||Hossein Sadjadi Ghaemmaghami Farahani|
|Pen name||Kader Abdolah|
|Alma mater||University of Teheran|
Hossein Sadjadi Ghaemmaghami Farahani (Persian: حسین سجادی قائممقامی فراهانی, better known by his pen name Kader Abdolah (Persian: قادر عبدالله) (Arak, 12 November 1954), is a Dutch author who was born in Iran.
His books are often written in Dutch. He adds ideas from Persian literature. He wrote "De reis van de lege flessen", "The journey of the empty bottles". The book is about an Iranian who goes to live in the Netherlands. "The House of the Mosque" was voted second best Dutch novel ever in Holland. "My Father's Notebook: A Novel of Iran" and "The House of the Mosque" are available in English.
Honours and awards[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Kader Abdolah – De koning en de kraai". Nederlandse Grondwet (in Dutch). Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
- "Kader Abdolah "Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres"". French Embassy in The Hague. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Kader Abdolah at Wikimedia Commons