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Balthasars odyssey

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Balthasar's Odyssey is a novel by Amin Maalouf set in 17th century Europe and the Levant. Originally written in French, it was shortlisted for the. 12 Oct Ian Sansom embarks on a fabulous journey into the Levantine past with Amin Maalouf's Balthasar's Odyssey. Now, in Balthasar's Odyssey Maalouf explores , the "Year of the Beast". What Balthasar's Odyssey perhaps lacks in metaphysical breadth it more than makes up for in. BALTHASAR'S ODYSSEY. Amin Maalouf, Author, Barbara Bray, Translator, trans. from the French by Barbara Bray. Arcade $ (p) ISBN.

Balthasar's Odyssey [Amin Maalouf] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An ambitious, stunning new novel by Goncourt Prize–winner Amin. 11 Oct Amin Maalouf's enchanting new novel, set in the midth century, traces the picaresque adventures of a bookseller named Balthasar. 4 Sep Balthasar's Odyssey by Amin Maalouf. There are ninety-nine names for God in the Koran, is it possible that there is a secret.

Balthasar's Odyssey (Le Périple de Baldassare, ) tells the story of a Levantine dealer in antiques and old books, caught up in the fears and speculations. Balthasar's Odyssey (French: Le Périple de Baldassare) is a novel by Amin Maalouf which was first published in It is set in 17th century Europe and was. 24 Aug I finally got around to one his most recent books, Balthasar's Odyssey. Set in , “The Year of the Beast” it is the story of a Genoese book. Merely to know that hundredth name, Balthasar is convinced, is the key to In the course of his odyssey, Balthasar travels through countries in ruin, cities in. 9 Feb Daniel Swift reviews book Balthasar's Odyssey by Amin Maalouf (M).

A journey across cultures and civilisations in search of spiritual salvation and literary enlightenment. In the Koran there are 99 names for God. Does the th. 20 May A clever picaresque from Maalouf (In the Name of Identity, , etc.) takes us from the Middle East across all of Europe in search of an. Balthasar's odyssey. Responsibility: Amin Maalouf ; translated from the French by Barbara Bray. Uniform Title: Périple de Baldassare. English; Language. All about Balthasar's Odyssey by Amin Maalouf. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

4 Oct Balthasar's Odyssey, published fittingly enough in the year , is a novel by Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf. Maalouf, a former Prix Goncourt. Best books like Balthasar's Odyssey: #1 المجوس #2 A Sultan in Palermo (Islam Quintet, #4) #3 The Pope's Rhinoceros #4 Algerian White #5 المخطوط القرمزي. An epic adventure in search of a coveted book in the run up to the apocalyptic ' Year of the Beast' in , stretching from Constantinople to London. It's full of. 1 Jul Katrina Gulliver In the 17th century Mediterranean, there was big money to be made in smuggling mastic, a gum from a tree related to the.


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