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The Far Pavilions
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SOLVED: Adult Fiction > SOLVED. Historic desert romance/suspense/thriller, forbidden love with Muslim woman. [s]

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Amy Sparks Looking for a historic romance/suspense/thriller written by an English or American female writer, possibly in the 80's. I think the story was set in Pakistan or Afghanistan and involves a young man who falls in love with a Muslim woman. It's not about religion or sex, more about forbidden love and the desire to be with someone you are in love with against all odds. I think either the man or the woman was an orphan as a child and his/her father was a Russian explorer. Her sister gets married to a Pakistan prince, I think but he dies and her sister must throw herself on the funeral pyre. It was a really good book that I didn't finish because I gave it to someone to read and never got it back. I think the cover was orange and pink.


``Laurie (laurielynette) | 1039 comments This sounds a lot like The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye which was set in India.


message 3: by Amy (new)

Amy Sparks That's it! Thank you so much! You are awesome! It was driving me crazy that I couldn't think of this book!


``Laurie (laurielynette) | 1039 comments You're very welcome Amy!


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