Arabian Nights 1914: A Novel About Kaiser Wilhelm II

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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...

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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...

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780889628007
  • Publisher: Mosaic Press NY
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • 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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