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    Publisher: Canongate

    The King

    £8.99
    An extraordinary novel about the making of modern Iran - Kader Abdolah's The King, already a bestseller in Europe, is now published in English for the first time
    ISBN: 9780857862969
    AuthorKader Abdolah
    Pub Date08/01/2015
    BindingPaperback
    Pages448
    Availability: Available to Order

    *Longlisted for the 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award*

    Once upon a time there was a Persian prince. The prince had many brothers, for his father had married over a thousand wives, but Prince Naser alone stood to inherit the kingdom.

    As the prince ascends to the throne we lurk in his shadow to overhear the whispered intrigues and plotting of bloody battles. The weight of the nation bears heavily on Shah Naser's shoulders. Will this young king triumph or will he succumb to the forces that threaten to engulf him?

    Enter the court of the King of Persia . . .

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    *Longlisted for the 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award*

    Once upon a time there was a Persian prince. The prince had many brothers, for his father had married over a thousand wives, but Prince Naser alone stood to inherit the kingdom.

    As the prince ascends to the throne we lurk in his shadow to overhear the whispered intrigues and plotting of bloody battles. The weight of the nation bears heavily on Shah Naser's shoulders. Will this young king triumph or will he succumb to the forces that threaten to engulf him?

    Enter the court of the King of Persia . . .