The Angel with One Hundred Wings: A Tale from the Arabian Nights
Dunne, Jan 2004, 13.95, 260 pp.
In the ninth century in Baghdad elderly alchemist Abulhassan is confronted with a dilemma. A confidant of his chess partner and best friend the Sultan, Abulhassan has been asked by the Prince of Persia, who he mentored like a son, to aid young love. The Prince and the sultan's favorite mistress, the independent Shemselnehar, have fallen in love. They know that if they are to share happiness they...