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Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants

by Mathias Enard

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This historical fiction novel tells the story of young Michelangelo being lured by the Sultan of Constantinople to design a bridge, with the promise of riches, glory and immortality, but soon finds himself ensnared in palace intrigue.