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Summary The Bird King

The Bird King

New from the award winning author of Alif the Unseen and writer of the Ms Marvel series G Willow WilsonSet in 1491 during the reign of the last sultanate in the Iberian peninsula The Bird King is the story of Fatima the only remaining Circassian concubine to the sultan and her dearest friend Hassan the palace mapmaker Plot 35 Characters 45 Writing 55The Bird King was a historical fantasy book set in 1491 in Granada the last emirate of Muslim Spain There were many things I liked about it however there were also many things I disliked that s why I gave it three starsIt was about Fatima a Circassian concubine who fled from the palace of Granada with her childhood friend Hassan who could make magical maps that altered the layout of places in real life They were escaping from the Spanish Inuisition who wanted Hassan dead as they claimed he was a sorcerer They went on a sprawling journey through Spain with the help of the jinn and people they met along the way to seek refuge in Mount af a mythical place which they had read about in a poem called The Conference of the Birds that was supposedly ruled by The Bird KingI lik Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals peninsula The Bird King is the story of Fatima the only remaining Circassian concubine to the sultan and her dearest friend Hassan the All Night Long (Nannies, palace mapmaker Plot 35 Characters 45 Writing 55The Bird King was a historical fantasy book set in 1491 in Granada the last emirate of Muslim Spain There were many things I liked about it however there were also many things I disliked that s why I gave it three starsIt was about Fatima a Circassian concubine who fled from the The Freeze-Frame Revolution places in real life They were escaping from the Spanish Inuisition who wanted Hassan dead as they claimed he was a sorcerer They went on a sprawling journey through Spain with the help of the jinn and The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 people they met along the way to seek refuge in Mount af a mythical Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus place which they had read about in a His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch poem called The Conference of the Birds that was supposedly ruled by The Bird KingI lik

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Hassan has a secret he can draw maps of places he's never seen and bend the shape of reality When representatives of the newly formed Spanish monarchy arrive to negotiate the sultan's surrender Fatima befriends one of the women not realizing that she will see Hassan's gift as sorcery and a threat to Christian Spanish Set in 1491 during the reign of the last sultanate in the Iberian peninsula this novel tells the story of Fatima the concubine to the sultan and her friend Hassan the palace mapmaker With the enemy at the gate Fa and Hassan attempt an escape with the help of a jinnWilson blends fantasy and magic with history morphing into an epic adventure and I love that the story is told through two characters who have never been free until now Thanks to the publisher for providing a copy through Edelweiss It came out March 12 The Breach of Crowns places he's never seen and bend the shape of reality When representatives of the newly formed Spanish monarchy arrive to negotiate the sultan's surrender Fatima befriends one of the women not realizing that she will see Hassan's gift as sorcery and a threat to Christian Spanish Set in 1491 during the reign of the last sultanate in the Iberian Icebergs peninsula this novel tells the story of Fatima the concubine to the sultan and her friend Hassan the The Line palace mapmaker With the enemy at the gate Fa and Hassan attempt an escape with the help of a jinnWilson blends fantasy and magic with history morphing into an epic adventure and I love that the story is told through two characters who have never been free until now Thanks to the Your Naughty Playmate 3 - Cuckolding Fantasy publisher for Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya providing a copy through Edelweiss It came out March 12

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Rule With their freedoms at stake what will Fatima risk to save Hassan and escape the palace wallsAs Fatima and Hassan traverse Spain with the help of a clever jinn to find safety The Bird King asks us to consider what love is and the price of freedom at a time when the West and the Muslim world were not yet separate A few lulls but for the most part an excellent read It felt like I was reading a Guy Gavriel Kay book which is a huge compliment There is a lot of Muslim culture here that most Westerners are not likely to be familiar with I loved learning about the culture and seeing the world from the Muslim viewpoint And while this is Earth during the 13th century it has all the magical aspects of the stories we know from that time Use of magic secret islands famous swords etc You can decide for yourself if you think it s fantasy enough but this uote by a character really struck me as all the proof I need You ve transported us into open water without a damned idea where we re pointed all by cutting through a fucking rope That s magic Jinn LoreCertainly the best characters in The Bird King are the jinn I

  • Hardcover
  • 403
  • The Bird King
  • G. Willow Wilson
  • English
  • 13 August 2019
  • 9780802129031

About the Author: G. Willow Wilson

Award winning writer of comics and novels including MS MARVEL and THE BIRD KING



10 thoughts on “The Bird King

  1. says:

    “The real struggle on this earth is not between those who want peace and those who want war It’s between those who want peace and

  2. says:

    Set in 1491 Grenada most of this novel reads like a devoted historical novel where the Muslim world is mixed with the Christian at a time when the Spanish Inuisition is running strong and the last Emirate is about to fallFatima the la

  3. says:

    Plot 35 Characters 45 Writing 55The Bird King was a historical fantasy book set in 1491 in Granada the last emirate of Muslim Spain There were many things I liked about it however there were also many things I disliked that's why I

  4. says:

    I really enjoyed the early chapters of this fantasy historical novel which is set in the Alhambra during the dying days of the Sultan of Granada's rule In 1491 Granada was under siege with no supplies getting in and it's people slowly starving as Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain close in in their uest to force Granada to capitulate Represent

  5. says:

    Set in 1491 during the reign of the last sultanate in the Iberian peninsula this novel tells the story of Fatima the concubine to the sultan and her friend Hassan the palace mapmaker With the enemy at the gate Fa and Hassan

  6. says:

    I was a huge fan of Wilson’s 2012 debut novel “Alif the Unseen” I loved her heady concoction of Middle Eastern fantasy and modern hacker culture woven into a truly uniue and spell binding tale I have been waiting for seven years for her second novel and here it is at lastIt started out in a promising fashion Set in Granada in 1491 Fatima is a concubine in the court of the sultan She is a “possession” and has l

  7. says:

    I received a free e copy of The Bird King by G Willow Wilson from NetGalley for my honest reviewThank you G Willow Wilson for this beautiful and enchanting novel written with rich history The writing is absolutely magical and rich with emotion The kind of writing that makes you go back and re read parts of it j

  8. says:

    “Lies are for those who are afraid or ashamed of what they are and I am neither” The Bird King tells us the

  9. says:

    A few lulls but for the most part an excellent read It felt like I was reading a Guy Gavriel Kay book; which is a huge com

  10. says:

    There are few recent books that I have looked forward to reading as much as I looked forward to reading The Bird King And there are even fewer books that I have anticipated that have been as disappointing to me as this one was It was not a complete disaster There are redeeming ualities But there are also a lot of wasted opportunitiesBut firs

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