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A Sultan in Palermo

A Sultan in Palermo Tariq Ali
Pub date 31st July 2005
Original publisher Verso (UK/US)
International publishers Buybook (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Al Kotob Khan (Egypt), Sabine Wespieser (France), Lambook (Poland), Laguna (Serbia), Agora Kitapligi (Turkey)

The fourth novel in Tariq Ali's Islam Quintet charts the life and loves of the medieval cartogreapher Muhammad al-Idrisi. Torn between his close friendship with the Sultan and his friends who are leaving Sicily or plotting a resistance to Norman rule, Idrisi find temporary solace in the harem; but his conscience is troubled...

A Sultan in Palermo is a mythic novel in which pride, greed and lust intermingle with resistance and greatness. It echoes a past that can still be heard today.

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