The Sultan’s Wife New Novel from Jane Johnson
Set in Morocco and England in the 17th century and is the story of a eunuch at the court of Sultan Moulay Ismail who is sent on the 1682 embassy to the court of King Charles II which is documented in John Evelyn’s famous Diary.
The Sultan’s Wife
1677, Morocco. Behind the magnificent walls and towering arches of the Palace of Meknes, captive chieftain’s son and now a lowly scribe, Nus-Nus is framed for murder.
As he attempts to evade punishment for the bloody crime, Nus-Nus finds himself trapped in a vicious plot, caught between the three most powerful figures in the court.
From the danger and majesty of Meknes to the stinking streets of London and the decadent court of Charles II, The Sultan’s Wife brings to life some of the most remarkable characters of history through a captivating tale of intrigue, loyalty and desire.
Author Jane Johnson has written 2 other novels set in Morocco ‘The Tenth Gift’ and ‘The Salt Road’.
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