The Tiger and the Cauldron(ch14)

Chapter 14 It was almost noon when Hassan said goodbye to Djamila and her father. His mood had changed to one of anger. He had nursed a boyish contempt of Baidu ever since the Prince, then Governor of Baghdad, had in a drunken outburst, and in front of the whole of Arghun’s court, insulted his …

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The Tiger and the Cauldron(ch13)

Chapter 13 Leaving the caravan far behind, Hassan rode into the foothills of Mount Sahand. It was a route he had followed many times in the past, one which would eventually lead across the lower ridges of the mountain to Maragha. Passing through the richer suburbs, he came to a region sparsely inhabited where most …

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