Disoriental Summary
Négar Djavadi

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Disoriental is a novel written by French-Iranian author, Négar Djavadi, and translated from French into English by Tina Kover. The novel is told in the first-person by an Iranian woman named Kimiâ, whose family is exiled after the Iranian Revolution of 1979. In Europe, Kimiâ struggles to adjust to her immigrant status and to discover the nuances of her sexual identity. The novel explores themes such as gender and sexuality, family bonds, class differences, and the role of motherhood.