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  • Published: 1 December 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407055770
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 976

The Hand of Fatima



The new historical blockbuster from the internationally bestselling author of The Cathedral Of The Sea.

Snared between two cultures and two loves, one man is forced to choose...

1564, the Kingdom of Granada. After years of Christian oppression, the Moors take arms and daub the white houses of Sierra Nevada with the blood of their victims.

Amidst the conflict is young Hernando, the son of an Arab woman and the Christian priest who raped her. He is despised and regularly beaten by his own step-father for his 'tainted' heritage.
Fuelled with the love of the beautiful Fatima, Hernando hatches a plan to unite the two warring faiths - and the two halves of his identity...

  • Published: 1 December 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407055770
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 976

About the author

Ildefonso Falcones

Ildefonso Falcones' first novel, Cathedral of the Sea became a publishing legend with over a million copies sold in Spain alone. It has since been published in over forty countries, becoming a European bestseller. In The Hand of Fatima, Falcones marked the four hundredth anniversary of the expulsion of the Moors from 17th Century Spain. His latest novel The Barefoot Queen has already sold over half a million copies in the Spanish language alone. It tells of the tumultuous birth of Flamenco in Spain. Falcones is a practising lawyer in Barcelona where he lives with his wife and four sons.

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