Las mil noches (Paperback)

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A novel filled with fantasy, magic, and intrigue that incorporate themes of ancient oriental narrative, Las mil noches is designed to capture the interest of younger readers. The author creates an unforgettable character, making her a complex and multi-faceted figure. One day, King Lo-Melkiin arrives at the region where the girl lives in an attempt to find a new wife. Unfortunately, this murderous king has killed over three hundred women in other towns in his search, and he chooses the protagonist’s sister. She can’t stand by and watch her sister be killed, so she steps in to take the place of her sister in an attempt to put an end to the rule of a monster.

Novela de fantasía, magia e intriga que recupera el tono y los temas de la antigua narrativa oriental –en particular el de Las mil y una noches–, pero desde una visión contemporánea destinada a atrapar el interés de los jóvenes. La autora crea una protagonista inolvidable que toma como modelo a Sherezada, transformándola en una figura compleja y polifacética. Cierto día, el rey Lo-Melkiin llega a la comarca, donde vive la joven, en busca de una nueva esposa y elige a la hermana de la protagonista. Desafortunadamente, este rey asesina a todas sus mujeres tras haber consumado el acto sexual. La novela comienza cuando esta peculiar heroína decide tomar el lugar de su hermana y acompañar al sanguinario monarca.

About the Author

E.K. Johnston is a Canadian writer who used to work as a forensic archaeologist before devoting her time to writing. She is also the author of The Story of Owen.

Product Details
ISBN: 9786077358411
ISBN-10: 607735841X
Publisher: Editorial Oceano de Mexico
Publication Date: September 1st, 2016
Pages: 320
Language: Spanish