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The Enchantress of Florence (Digital Audiobook)

By Salman Rushdie, Firdous Bamji (Narrator)

Publication Date: July 10, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (5/27/2008)
Paperback (1/6/2009)
Hardcover (5/27/2008)
Paperback (12/1/2008)

July 2008 Indie Next List

“From the palazzi of Renaissance Italy to the battlefields of Persia and the shores of Far India, in The Enchantress of Florence we are transported effortlessly through life's great conflicts around destiny, beauty, war, magic, and loyalty. Rushdie's novel is a glorious tale of mesmerizing power and indelible images, an aesthetic fulfillment all its own.”
— Marie du Vauvre, Vroman's Bookstore, Pasadena, CA
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Salman Rushdie is one of the world's most revered literary masters, with a Booker Prize and two Whitbread Awards among his accolades. His unique brand of magic realism is particularly effective in The Enchantress of Florence, the story of a European traveler and the extraordinary tale he shares with 16th-century Mughal emperor Akbar the Great. The traveler claims to be the son of a Mughal princess forgotten by time. If his tale is true, what happened to the princess?