Peter Avery OBE, was born in Derby, England, in 1923. One of today's most eminent Persian scholars, he was for years Lecturer in Persian Studies in the University of Cambridge where he still lives. His works include A translation of The Ruba'iyat Of Omar Khayyam, with poet John Heath-Stubbs, and The Speech of the Birds, the Mantiqu't-tair of Faridu'd Din.


The Gift

Hafiz and Daniel Ladinsky


The Subject Tonight Is Love: 60 Wild and Sweet Poems of Hafiz

Daniel Ladinsky and Hafiz


I Heard God Laughing: Poems of Hope and Joy

Daniel Ladinsky and Hafiz


The Garden of Heaven



Hafiz, Drunk with God

Ohaafioz and Hafiz