Let Them Be Distressed


This book represents a phase of a writer’s life when she is disappointed in everybody and everything around her. The protagonist of the story accuses her society of oppressing its people and allowing ignorant individuals to rule the community. The protagonist takes her revenge on society by setting the village on fire to teach it a lesson. While doing so, she exclaims: “Now let them be distressed” because they made her life unbearable.

Copyright © Fereshteh Sholevar 2014