By Gail Rose Thompson
The Shah’s real love, in spite of the fact that, used to be horses. possibly hence, he promoted and supported every kind of equestrian actions. a call for participation to paintings for the Imperial courtroom as his horse coach enabled the writer to determine some of the royal kin in casual moments; it additionally gave her an entrée into excessive society, and this enabled her to watch the higher type of Iranians at play. a number of the generals and courtroom officers spent a lot time in Tehran and the coastal hotels junketing and having fun with many various activities, indulging themselves to the fullest. this can be a publication of reports and anecdotes approximately her lifestyles there in the course of the “Golden Years” of the reign of Mohammed Reza, Shahanshah Aryamehr. there have been occasions of pleasure, enjoyable, pressure, accomplishment and unhappiness in the course of her time in that stunning center japanese country.
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