|01||01||Omar Khayyam And I||19980801||19980805|
What could a Persian freethinker and mathematician of the 11th century possibly have in common with a 20th-century Kurdish boy sent from Iran to England to further his education?
|01||02||Henry Ii And I||19980808||19980812|
In which Hazhir suffers a nervous breakdown in his adoptive country and is advised by a Persian doctor to eat fresh fruit and move to Reading.
|01||03||William Shakespeare And I||19980815||19980819|
In which Hazhir steers a course towards earning a living as a wordsmith, beginning with his very first English utterance and graduating to a job on the Times.
|01||04 LAST||Isaiah Berlin And I||19980822||19980826|
Could it be that Hazhir's liking for A J Ayer and Bertrand Russell has its roots in the orchards surrounding the town where he spent his childhood, in which farmer-philosophers would sit and talk late into the night?