Leila is not the only one who finds joy in drinking an alcoholic beverage when travelling outside Iran.
“Then a man came and took us to a bus station,” Leila recalled.
Of that fashionable crowd, we pick Lila to rise the furthest: simpler than Leila, fresher than Lily.
“Tunisians intensely dislike, even hate, first Lady Leila Trabelsi and her family,” wrote Godec.
A Separation opens with an upper-middle-class couple, Simin (Leila Hatami) and Nader (Peyman Moadi), on the verge of splitting.
Barry saw Leila often, but, as yet, no one but Delilah Jeliffe knew of the tie between them.
The stranger seated himself on the cushions, and motioned Leila to his side.
Leila laughed, leaned back in her big, padded chair, dropping one knee over the other.
Leila, thou hast been nurtured with tenderness, and schooled with care.
I'll find quarters somewhere, and when I get too lonesome, I'll come over and talk to you, Leila.
fem. proper name, from Arabic Laylah, literally "dark as night," from laylah "night."