The Sultan S Wife

Author: Jane Johnson
Editor: Anchor Canada
ISBN: 9780385670029
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Page-turning mystery, grandly seductive romance and full historical immersion into Moroccan court history, this exquisitely depicted and intensely absorbing novel follows in the bestselling tradition ofThe Tenth GiftandThe Salt Road. 1677, Morocco.Behind the magnificent walls and towering arches of the Palace of Meknes, captive chieftain's son and now a lowly scribe, Nus Nus is framed for murder. As he attempts to evade punishment for the bloody crime, Nus Nus finds himself trapped in a vicious plot, caught between the three most powerful figures in the court: the cruel and arbitrary sultan, Moulay Ismail, one of the most tyrannical rulers in history; his monstrous wife Zidana, famed for her use of poison and black magic; and the conniving Grand Vizier. Meanwhile, a young Englishwoman named Alys Swann has been taken prisoner by Barbary corsairs and brought to the court. She faces a simple choice: renounce her faith and join the Sultan's harem; or die. As they battle for survival, Alys and Nus Nus find themselves thrust into an unlikely alliance--an alliance that will become a deep and moving relationship in which these two outsiders will find sustenance and courage in the most perilous of circumstances. From the danger and majesty of Meknes to the stinking streets of London and the decadent court of Charles II,The Sultan's Wifebrings to life some of the most remarkable characters of history through a captivating tale of intrigue, loyalty and desire.
The Sultan's Wife
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Jane Johnson
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-24 - Publisher: Anchor Canada

Page-turning mystery, grandly seductive romance and full historical immersion into Moroccan court history, this exquisitely depicted and intensely absorbing novel follows in the bestselling tradition ofThe Tenth GiftandThe Salt Road. 1677, Morocco.Behind the magnificent walls and towering arches of the Palace of Meknes, captive chieftain's son and now a lowly
THE SULTAN'S WIVES
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Tracy Sinclair, Yoshiko Hanatsu
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-03 - Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative

Fearless freelance photojournalist Pippa goes to the small Arabic country of Sharribai to chase a story. She’s heard it’s a strict monarchy where harems still exist, and she wants to find out the truth. But Pippa is mistaken for a spy and arrested upon arrival. Sultan Mikolar suggests she become
In the Sultan’s Salon: Learning, Religion, and Rulership at the Mamluk Court of Qāniṣawh al-Ghawrī (r. 1501–1516) (2 vols)
Language: en
Pages: 1340
Authors: Christian Mauder
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-09 - Publisher: BRILL

Building on his award-winning research, Christian Mauder’s In the Sultan’s Salon constitutes the first detailed study of the intellectual, religious, and political culture of the court of the Mamluk Sultanate (1250–1517), one of the most important polities in Islamic history.
The Sultan's Favorite
Language: en
Pages: 444
Authors: Anne Burnside
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-08 - Publisher: iUniverse

Set in the compelling world of the Ottoman Empire, The Sultan’s Favorite continues the saga of Erik from the Phantom of the Opera and his journey to a new life—and a new love. The Phantom Rejected by the only woman he loved, Erik tries to leave his past behind to
The Sultans
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jem Duducu
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-15 - Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

A history of 600 years - an epic story of a dynasty that started as a small group of cavalry mercenaries to become the absolute rulers of the greatest and longest lasting Islamic empire in history.