Alif the Unseen-9780857895691

Alif the Unseen

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'I will tell you a story, but it comes with a warning; when you hear it, you will become someone else.'He calls himself Alif, a young man born in a Middle Eastern city that straddles the ancient and modern. When Alif comes into possession of a mysterious book entitled The Thousand and One Days, he discovers a door to another world - a world from a very different time, when old magic was in the ascendant and the djinn walked amongst us. Thus begins an adventure that takes him through the crumbling streets of a once-beautiful city, to uncover the long-forgotten mysteries of the Unseen.

Alif is about to become a fugitive. And he is about to unleash a destructive power that will change everything and everyone - starting with Alif himself...



Published 13/07/2003 (Corvus) in United Kingdom
Paperback | 448 pages