The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

This novel intertwines the history of the Mughal Empire in India and Renaissance Florence through the journey of a yellow-haired stranger who claims to be a lost relative of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great. The stranger tells a tale of a hidden princess, a woman known only as the Lady Black Eyes who possesses magical powers and whose story involves a great artist and the notorious warlord, Argalia. The plot explores themes of power, love, and identity while blending history, mythology, and magic in a richly layered narrative.

The 7067th greatest book of all time


Published
2008
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
355-368
Words
130,000
Original Language
English

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