In the days of Sinbad, the handsome young merchant Hasan quests forth from Bassorah, seeking great wealth. But Lo! The hand of Allah sets the youth upon a rare journeyinto the heart of deadly adventure, unearthly peril...and magic.
Enslaved by the alchemist Bahram, bound into a camel's corpse and left on the Mountain of Clouds to be devoured by a rocsuch is the beginning of Hasan's destiny. For he has entered a world of mighty jinns and hideous ifrits, amazon empires and bejeweled jungle palaces, enigmatic wizards and cloistered virgin princesses. And to know his life's desire, Hasan must twice capture the love of the bird-maiden Sanathe world's most beautiful woman, child of the vengeful king of jinns on the dreaded Isles of Wak!
Harken ye now to a tale of exotic mystery, sensuous beauty, and strange sorcery-
|Publisher:||Tom Doherty Associates|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Piers Anthony is one of the world's most popular fantasy authors, and a New York Times bestseller twenty-one times over. His Xanth novels have been read and loved by millions of readers around the world, and he daily receives hundreds of letters from his devoted fans.
In addition to the Xanth series, Anthony is the author of many other best-selling works. Piers Anthony lives in Inverness, Florida.