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The Bird King

by G. Willow Wilson

Hardcover, 403 pages, Grove Press, List Price: $26 |


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Tells the story of Fatima, a concubine in the royal court of Granada, the last emirate of Muslim Spain, and her dearest friend Hassan, the palace mapmaker. Hassan has a secret — he can draw maps of places he's never seen and bend the shape of reality.