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Equal of the sun : a novel

Author: Anita Amirrezvani
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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"Iran in 1576 is a place of wealth and dazzling beauty. But when the Shah dies without having named an heir, the court is thrown into tumult. Princess Pari, the Shah's daughter and protégé, knows more about the inner workings of the state than almost anyone, but the princess's maneuvers to instill order after her father's sudden death incite resentment and dissent. Pari and her closest adviser, Javaher, a eunuch  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Amirrezvani
ISBN: 9781451660463 1451660464
OCLC Number: 759912847
Description: 431 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Anita Amirrezvani.

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"Iran in 1576 is a place of wealth and dazzling beauty. But when the Shah dies without having named an heir, the court is thrown into tumult. Princess Pari, the Shah's daughter and protégé, knows more about the inner workings of the state than almost anyone, but the princess's maneuvers to instill order after her father's sudden death incite resentment and dissent. Pari and her closest adviser, Javaher, a eunuch able to navigate the harem as well as the world beyond the palace walls, are in possession of an incredible tapestry of secrets and information that reveals a power struggle of epic proportions."-- Dust jacket.

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