Shadow of the Swords

Shadow of the Swords

An Epic Novel of the Crusades

Book - 2010
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An epic saga of love and war, Shadow of the Swords tells the story of the Crusades--from the Muslim perspective.

Saladin, a Muslim sultan, finds himself pitted against King Richard the Lionheart as Islam and Christianity clash against each other, launching a conflict that still echoes today.
In the midst of a brutal and unforgiving war, Saladin finds forbidden love in the arms of Miriam, a beautiful Jewish girl with a tragic past. But when King Richard captures Miriam, the two most powerful men on Earth must face each other in a personal battle that will determine the future of the woman they both love--and of all civilization.
Richly imagined, deftly plotted, and highly entertaining, Shadow of the Swords is a remarkable story that will stay with readers long after the final page has been turned.
Publisher: New York, NY : Washington Square Press, 2010.
Edition: First Washington Square Press Paperback edition
ISBN: 9781416579953
1416579958
Branch Call Number: PASHA K
Characteristics: 390 pages ; 23 cm.

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