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Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival - 'Maziar Bahari',  'Aimee Molloy' Blurb - Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran's presidential election, believing he would return to his pregnant fiancée, Paola, in just a few days. In fact, he would spend the next three months in Iran's most notorious prison, enduring brutal interrogation sessions. During his time in prison, Bahari drew strength from the similar experiences of his family in the past: his father had been imprisoned by the shah in the 1950s and his sister by Ayatollah Khomeini in the 1980s. Bahari's memoir is also a troubling portrait of life in modern Iran. Read by Philip Arditti and Peter Hamilton Dyer. 'Then They Came for Me' is by Maziar Bahari, with Aimee Molloy. The book is published by Oneworld Abridged by Richard Hamilton Produced by Emma Harding.Tough read but very well done.