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The Sword and the Scimitar By David Ball

The Sword and the Scimitar
by David Ball

Nico and Maria, Maltese brother and sister, are separated when young Nico is abducted by Moorish slavers.
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Nico and Maria, Maltese brother and sister, are separated when young Nico is abducted by Moorish slavers. Taken to Algiers to be the personal slave of a wealthy merchant, he becomes a pawn in household politics and sets out to escape. Extraordinary events lead him to the court of Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottomans. Stranded alone on Malta, Maria must learn to survive helped only by a group of Jewish refugees. A sweeping historical epic set against the backdrop of the desperate conflict between Christian Europe and the Islamic Ottoman Empire, The Sword and the Scimitar vividly portrays an irresistible and fast-moving world of adventure, war, treachery and love.

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Sku
GOR001246970
Title
The Sword and the Scimitar
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Cornerstone
Year published
Number of pages
784
ISBN 10
0099457954
ISBN 13
9780099457954
Prizes
N/A
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