The Lanterns of the King of Galilee

The Lanterns of the King of Galilee

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In eighteenth-century Palestine, on the shores of Galilee's Lake Tiberias, visionary political and military leader Daher al-Umar al-Zaydani undertakes a journey toward the greatest aim anyone could hope to achieve in his day: the establishment of an autonomous Arab state. To do so he must challenge the rule of the greatest power in the world at the time-the Ottoman Empire-while translating the ideals of human dignity, justice, and religious tolerance into concrete daily realities. In this compelling story of love and loss, victory and defeat, loyalty and betrayal, award-winning poet and novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah, author of the Arabic Booker shortlisted Time of White Horses, once again brings Palestinian history alive with a set of characters and events both real and imagined to capture the essence of a rich and dramatic epoch in the turbulent annals of a land that has been fought over for millennia.a€œWhat should we write, then?a€ asked ... Leave the letter the way it is, but remove everything that has to do with my character. Leta#39;s tell ... They signed the letter and it was stamped by the judge, the imam, the prison warden, and the mufti. At thatanbsp;...


Title:The Lanterns of the King of Galilee
Author: Ibrahim Nasrallah
Publisher:The American University in Cairo Press - 2015-01-30
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