An Immersive Audiobook Experience
"Creating this audiobook breathes new life into the Shahnameh stories. It is an immersive experience, making these ancient tales tangible for those who are new to these incredible heroic stories and a delight for those already familiar with the poem"
-Francis Ford Coppola
Now, make sure you have a good set of headphone/speakers and tighten your seat belts. This immersive audio experience will take you on a journey back to the soundscape of ancient Iranian heroes, monsters, lovers, and warriors. This is going to be one heck of a ride!
Read from our best selling, Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings
Produced and Sonic Landscape designed and Music editing by Hamid Rahmanian
Introduction by Francis Ford Coppola
Translated and Adapted by Ahmad Sadri
Read by Marc Thompson
Editorial Director: Melissa Hibbard
Mixed by Salmak Khaledi
Funding for this project provided by The Neda Nobari Foundation
With the introduction of Francis Ford Coppola, the new, impeccable translation and adaptation of the Epic of Persian Kings translated by Dr. Ahmad Sadri brought to life a host of heroic characters and wove their adventures into a thrilling story spanning thousands of years. Containing four grand tragedies and four beautiful love stories, the book is currently going into its fifth edition. It has been a smashing success. We are delighted to present a 12-hour audio experience of this text (performed by the award-winning voice actor, Marc Thompson) against the backdrop of evocative sound design and music editing of Hamid Rahmanian the creator of the Shahnameh project.