Author Grimwood's Book
Bantam, Mar 2005, 12.00, 374 pp.
Ashraf el-Mansur comes to the Mediterranean port city of El Iskandryia, having escaped from an American prison. His aunt, Lady Nafisa, explains to her nephew that her brother married American Sally Welham and though he divorced five days later, he is a legitimate offspring of an Emir.
Aunt Nafisa introduces Ashraf to her niece, nine year old Hani, and his future wife Zara; both hate him becaus...