Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Farah Diba, in 1959. Picture: AFP Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Farah Diba, in 1959. Picture: AFP
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Farah Diba, in 1959. Picture: AFP

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Book review: a revisionist take on the last shah of Iran

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Farah Diba, in 1959. Picture: AFP Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Farah Diba, in 1959. Picture: AFP
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Farah Diba, in 1959. Picture: AFP
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