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The book of Saladin

Author: Tariq Ali
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1999.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel on the crusades from the Moslem point of view. The hero is the desert warrior, Saladin, who became sultan of Egypt and retook Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187. A tale of international intrigue and romance by a British writer, author of Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ali, Tariq.
Book of Saladin.
London ; New York : Verso, 1999
(OCoLC)607126212
Named Person: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tariq Ali
ISBN: 1859842313 9781859842317 1859848346 9781859848340
OCLC Number: 39849569
Description: xvi, 367 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Tariq Ali.

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Set in 12th-century Cairo, Damascus and Jerusalem, this is the fictional memoir of Saladin, the Kurdish liberator of Jerusalem, as dictated to a Jewish scribe, Ibn Yakub. It is the second in a series  Read more...

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""The Book of Saladin" is the second in a quartet of novels by Tariq Ali on the long encounter between Western Christendom and the world of Islam. Grippingly well told, brilliantly paced, remarkably Read more...

 
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