Moving the Palace

ISBN-10: 1939931460
ISBN-13: 9781939931467
Authors: Charif Majdalani, Edward Gauvin
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An extraordinary book somewhere between adventure story, picaresque novel, fairytale and chronicle of a bygone era.'-Neue Zurcher Zeitung'Flaubert ... would have loved this imaginary depiction of a real historical event.' - Le Point At the dawn of the 20th century, a young Lebanese adventurer leaves the Levant to explore the wilds of Africa, encountering an eccentric English colonel in Sudan and enlisting in his service. In this lush chronicle of far-flung adventure, the military recruit crosses paths with a compatriot who has dismantled a sumptuous palace in Tripoli and is transporting it across the continent on a camel caravan. The protagonist soon takes charge of this hoard of…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: New Vessel Press Number of pages: 200 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.57" tall Weight: 0.440 lbs. Language: English