Sultan in Palermo, A

(Vol. 4 Islam Quintet) ISBN: 1844671011 Number of Copies: 1 Author: Tariq Ali

The fourth novel in Tariq Ali’s ‘Islam Quintet’ charts the life and loves of the medieval cartographer Muhammed al-Idrisi. Torn between his close friendship with the sultan and his friends who are leaving the island or plotting a resistance to Norman rule, Idrisi finds temporary solace in the harem; but his conscience is troubled…