Mad, bad, and dangerous to know

Bekijk alles van
ISBN
9781641291996
Productinformatie
Told in alternating narratives that bridge centuries, the latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Samira Ahmed traces the lives of two young women fighting to write their own stories and escape the pressure of familial burdens and cultural expectations in worlds too long defined by men. It's August in Paris and 17-year-old Khayyam Maquet-American, French, Indian, Muslim-is at a crossroads. This holiday with her professor parents should be a dream trip for the budding art historian. But her maybe-ex-boyfriend is probably ghosting her, she might have just blown her chance at getting into her dream college, and now all she really wants is to be back home in Chicago figuring out her messy life instead of brooding in the City of Lights. Two hundred years before Khayyam's summer of discontent, Leila is struggling to survive and keep her true love hidden from the Pasha who has "gifted" her with favored status in his harem. In the present day-and with the company of a descendant of Alexandre Dumas-Khayyam begins to connect allusions to an enigmatic 19th-century Muslim woman whose path may have intersected with Alexandre Dumas, Eugène Delacroix, and Lord Byron. Echoing across centuries, Leila and Khayyam's lives intertwine, and as one woman's long-forgotten life is uncovered, another's is transformed.

ISBN:
9781641291996
Lees minder Lees meer
Meer informatie
ISBN9781641291996
Auteursamira ahmed
TaalEngels
Publicatiejaar2020
UitvoeringPaperback
Aantal bladzijdes312
Schrijf uw eigen review
Recensie achterlatenMad, bad, and dangerous to know
Uw waardering

Boeken top 10

Op zoek naar de meest populaire boeken van dit moment? Bekijk dan de boeken top 10.

  1. Sneijder
    Sneijder Kees Jansma
    21,99
    Waardering:
    20% of 100
  2. Verzwegen
    Verzwegen Karin Slaughter
    21,99
    Waardering:
    100% of 100
  3. Souvenir
    Souvenir Suzanne Vermeer
    15,99
    Waardering:
    100% of 100
  4. Image
    Storm Lucinda Riley
    20,99

Het artikel is toegevoegd aan je winkelwagen