shop by
Category
items
0 

The Adventures of Amir Hamza : Lord of the Auspicious Planetary Conjunction (Hardcover)

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

AVERAGE RATING
5 out of 5
5
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
Total Reviews
1
5
Overall Satisfaction
5
Value
5
Ease of Use
5
Performance

A Must for Demon Hunters and Dragon-Enthusiasts

on 10/20/2007

Slap on your scimitar and join the adventure! The Indo-Islamic Dastan-e Amir Hamza is a rip-roaring, bawdy, magical journey into the fantastic life and exploits of Amir Hamza, the paternal uncle of the prophet Muhammad. Originally a series of oral tales dating from the medieval period, this epic relates Hamza's love of the emperor Naushervan's daughter, Mehr-Nigar, and his struggle to win her hand, serve his emperor, and convert the infidels to the True Faith. Filled with fantastic beasts, fairies, giants, tricksters, warriors, kings, and mythical creatures of all stripes, the story is reminiscent of the tales of Homer and King Arthur and The Arabian Nights. Farooqi's unexpurgated and unabridged English translation from the Urdu is masterful, incorporating the elements and rhythms of the oral tradition and maintaining the wit and verbal style of the original. It is impossible to dislike a book that declares, "Some consume the eggplant and some are by the eggplant consumed." Destined to become a classic; highly recommended for all academic and public libraries. —Amanda Sprochi, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia (From Library Journal, Oct 15, 2007)

Was this review helpful to you?

YESNO

Product Overview

Specifications

Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780679643548
SKU 204177749
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0679643540
Release Date 10/2/2007
Product Attributes
eBooks Kobo
loading
Sold Out
Sorry, you missed the deal!
This product is currently not available.
ADVERTISEMENT
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme *See page for details
Buy From Other Sellers (0)
kobo
  • Take your library with you wherever you go
  • Use the device you want to use… smartphone, desktop and many of today’s most popular eReaders

WHY KOBO?

We love the Kobo eReading service… and we know you will too. We’ve partnered with them to bring you the most flexible, enjoyable eReading experience in the U.S.

SHOPPING ON KOBO

You’ll be asked to sign in or create a new account with Kobo. Once you do, you’ll immediately get access to millions of titles and be ready to start eReading. Anytime. Anyplace.

continue to kobo
Recent Product Reviews


A Must for Demon Hunters and Dragon-Enthusiasts on Oct 20, 2007

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT