The Peacock Princess: The Saga of an American Woman Held Captive by a Brutal Royal Family in Revolutionary Iran

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Cool Hand Communications, 1995 - Social Science - 321 pages
Trapped among decadent Iranian aristocracy in royal and revolutionary Iran, Barbara Bell's life was devastated by her marriage to a wealthy, sadistic Quajar royal. Her subsequent struggle to regain control of her and her daughter's lives takes place as the Ayatollah Khomeini comes into power in Iran.

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The Peacock Princess: The True-Life Story of an American Woman and Her Daughters, Trapped Among Decadent Iranian Aristocracy in Royal and Revolutionary Iran

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This story of a naive American woman's marriage to a wealthy, maniacally brutal Iranian during the reign of the shah trods familiar ground. Bell's efforts to extricate herself and her children from ... Read full review


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