By Gail Rose Thompson
The Shah’s real love, even though, used to be horses. probably for this reason, he promoted and supported every kind of equestrian actions. a call for participation to paintings for the Imperial courtroom as his horse coach enabled the writer to work out some of the royal relations in casual moments; it additionally gave her an entrée into excessive society, and this enabled her to watch the higher category of Iranians at play. a number of the generals and court docket officers spent a lot time in Tehran and the coastal hotels junketing and having fun with many various activities, indulging themselves to the fullest. this can be a e-book of reports and anecdotes approximately her lifestyles there in the course of the “Golden Years” of the reign of Mohammed Reza, Shahanshah Aryamehr. there have been instances of pleasure, enjoyable, pressure, accomplishment and disappointment in the course of her time in that stunning heart japanese country.
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