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L'enchanteresse de Florence

Author: Salman Rushdie; Gérard Meudal
Publisher: [Paris, France] : Plon, ©2008.
Series: Feux croisés.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : FrenchView all editions and formats
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A tall, yellow-haired young European traveller calling himself "Mogor dell'Amore," the Mughal of Love, arrives at the court of the real Grand Mughal, the Emperor Akbar, with a tale to tell that begins to obsess the whole imperial capital. The stranger claims to be the child of a lost Mughal princess, the youngest sister of Akbar's grandfather Babar: Qara Köz, 'Lady Black Eyes', a great beauty believed to possess  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salman Rushdie; Gérard Meudal
ISBN: 9782259193450 2259193455
OCLC Number: 313368643
Language Note: Text in French.
Notes: Translation of: The enchantress of Florence.
Description: 407 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Feux croisés.
Other Titles: Enchantress of Florence.
Responsibility: Salman Rushdie ; traduit de l'anglais par Gérard Meudal.

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A tall, yellow-haired young European traveller calling himself "Mogor dell'Amore," the Mughal of Love, arrives at the court of the real Grand Mughal, the Emperor Akbar, with a tale to tell that begins to obsess the whole imperial capital. The stranger claims to be the child of a lost Mughal princess, the youngest sister of Akbar's grandfather Babar: Qara Köz, 'Lady Black Eyes', a great beauty believed to possess powers of enchantment and sorcery, who is taken captive first by an Uzbeg warlord, then by the Shah of Persia, and finally becomes the lover of a certain Argalia, a Florentine soldier of fortune, commander of the armies of the Ottoman Sultan. When Argalia returns home with his Mughal mistress the city is mesmerised by her presence, and much trouble ensues. But is Mogor's story true? And if so, then what happened to the lost princess? And if he's a liar, must he die?--From publisher description.

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