Price  £10.99
Format  Paperback
Published  April 2009
Length  272 pages
ISBN  9781905559121
ISBN  9781905559282 (ebook)

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The Viper of Kerman
Christian Oliver


A Powerful Iranian cleric wants to stricke a deal with the West. Can Britain and the US trust him?


Ayatollah Ali Baharvand has stepped down as one of Iran’s nuclear negotiators. Sickened by the revolution that failed to elevate his country to the heights it deserved, he plans to seize power and make a new pact with the outside world. But how far can he be trusted?

About Christian Oliver

Christian Oliver was born in Nottingham in 1978 and brought up in Devon. After studying Classics at Oxford and an intensive Arabic diploma, he joined Reuters serving as their Iran correspondent from 2003-6 and senior correspondent for Venezuela and Ecuador for 2006/7. He is currently the Financial Times correspondent in Seoul for North and South Korea.