Arabian Nights 1914: A Novel About Kaiser Wilhelm II

Arabian Nights 1914: A Novel About Kaiser Wilhelm II

by Eric Koch
     
 

Set on the eve of the First World War, Eric Koch's latest novel details the efforts of Zade - a direct descendant of the legendary Scheherazade - to bring her isolated Arab kingdom into the modern age of science and technology. Looking to the mighty German Empire as a model state, and the Kaiser himself as a model for a modern ruler, the relationship between her

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Overview

Set on the eve of the First World War, Eric Koch's latest novel details the efforts of Zade - a direct descendant of the legendary Scheherazade - to bring her isolated Arab kingdom into the modern age of science and technology. Looking to the mighty German Empire as a model state, and the Kaiser himself as a model for a modern ruler, the relationship between her kingdom of Ouda and the German Empire begins to grow. When Franz Ferdinand is brought down by an assassin's bullet, Zade is in a unique position to avert the coming storm of blood and iron sweeping over Europe, if only she can find some way to convince Wilhelm that war will cost him everything...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889628007
Publisher:
Mosaic Press NY
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

The author of four books in the last five years, Eric Koch's international reputation as a master of historical fiction is on the rise with his glowing reviews in Aufbau, Publishers Weekly, and other noted review sources.

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