Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

by Samira Ahmed (author)

Suitable for 13 - 18 years

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It is August in Paris and budding art historian Khayyam should be having the time of her life – but even in the City of Lights she can’t stop worrying about the mess she left back home in Chicago. Only when she meets a cute young Parisian – who happens to be a distant relative of the novelist Alexandre Dumas – do things start to get interesting, as she starts to unveil the story of a 19th century Muslim woman whose path may have intersected with Dumas, Eugene Delacroix and Lord Byron.

Two hundred years earlier in the Ottoman empire, Leila is the most favoured woman in the Pasha’s harem. Her position is meant to be coveted; but she is struggling to survive as she fights to keep her true love hidden from her jealous captor.

Echoing across centuries, as Khayyam uncovers the scintillating truth of Leila’s long-forgotten life, her own destiny is transformed forever.

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Catalogue number

187 in EU Teen September 2021 and 8023 in Books and Resources for Secondary Schools Catalogue 2021

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780349003559

Publisher

ATOM

Date published

June 4th, 2020

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  • 336 pages

Condition

New

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