"Wise, compassionate, amused, and amusing, Alison Wearing is the ideal traveling companion."--Paul William Roberts, author of The Demonic Comedy: Some Detours in the Baghdad of Saddam Hussein
"Written with great humor, candor, and tenderness, Honeymoon in Purdah transformed Iran from a country I formerly associated with fear and black cloth and oppression to a place of a thousand colors and tastes and kindnesses."
--Jamie Zeppa, author of Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan
"A vivid and endearing picture of Iran's people."--Independent on Sunday
"With this engrossing account, Wearing casts a sympathetic eye on the real people of Iran, so often invisible to the West."--Publishers Weekly
"A vivid sketch of a lively, wonderfully hospitable, but utterly lost society under the hell of religious tyranny."--Kirkus Reviews