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The Magician's Wife



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Author
Moore, Brian
Descriptors
Faith
Historical Fiction
Literate Fiction
Magic
Muslims
Napoleon III
Political Suspense
Spirituality
Location/Setting:
Algeria
France
North Africa
Time Period:
19th Century
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Summary
In an attempt to subdue the North Africans, Napoleon III sends a famous magician and his wife to Algeria to control the `natives` with his `powers.`
Critique
A very different story. Excellent. Leisurely read. Recommend. Spare prose. Captures the splendor of the French courts as well as the beauty of the Algerian countryside.
ISBN
0525944001
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# of Pages
229
Published
1997
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Reviewer's Initials: KA CF


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