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Robert Graham, 19 June 1980

The Fall of the Shah 
by Fereydoun Hoveyda.
Weidenfeld, 166 pp., £6.95, January 1980, 9780297777229
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The Fall of the Peacock Throne 
by William Forbis.
Harper and Row, 305 pp., £6.95, April 1980, 0 06 337008 5
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... Iranians, was a case of the peasant doffing the cap to the landlord. One sees it occasionally in William Forbis’s Fall of the Peacock Throne, where he talks about the Shah’s ‘courteous concern for putting me at my ease’. But the most extreme example was a lavishly-produced book by the photographer Roloff Benny called Iran: Elements of Destiny ...

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