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King, Hardback Book


A prince in pre-Islamic Arabia must leave his carefree life to avenge the murder of his father by a rival Arab tribe allied to Persia.

Betrayed from within and without, he travels to Constantinople, the 'New Rome', where, at the imperial court of Justinian and Theodora, he pleads for political and military support Presenting a wide spectrum of settings and characters, this epic novel addresses issues like war and peace, tyranny and freedom, and the clash and reconciliation of cultures and faiths; but it is also a very bold and uninhibited celebration of life and the joys and challenges of the physical world and human relationships.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Quartet Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Historical fiction
  • ISBN: 9780704373181



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