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The Mercy of Allah

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First published in 1922, The Mercy of Allah describes the civilization of the Arabs through the extraordinary tales a wealthy grandfather relates to his beloved grandchildren. These richly textured stories show how this prosperous Arab deceived his own countrymen to gain great fortunes, while also demonstrating the richness of Arab culture through the ages. The cultural st...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Cosimo Classics (first published June 28th 1991)
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Ernst Bramah's influence on Belloc is just a little to evident. This comes over as a cross between Kai Lung and The richest man in babylon
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Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc was an Anglo-French writer and historian who became a naturalised British subject in 1902. He was one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. He was known as a writer, orator, poet, satirist, man of letters, and political activist. He is most notable for his Catholic faith, which had a strong impact on most of his works and his...more
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