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The Rock Of Tanios

The Rock Of Tanios

An exploration of myth, passion and loyalty from the Lebanon’s troubled past, The Rock of Tanios is another superbly rich and rewarding novel from the author of Samarkand and Leo the African. Expertly controlling his multi-faceted narrative with prose of great beauty and power, Maalouf delves into the history of an extraordinary life: that of Tanois, child of the mountains.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 7th September 1995

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9780349106625


He is a master storyteller...and his observations of human nature in all its facets is wonderfully accurate throughout.
This is as colourful as a fairy tale, and brilliantly translated from the French.
Told with the simplicity of fable but set on the cusp of the modern world, this is a wonderful tale.
This is a beautifully crafted story detailing the intricacies of the folklores and superstitions which dominated nineteenth-century Oriental village life.