The steel seraglio

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The sultan Bokhari Al-Bokhari of Bessa has 365 concubines-until a violent coup puts the city in the hands of the religious zealot Hakkim Mehdad. Hakkim has no use for the pleasures of the flesh: he condemns the women first to exile and then to death. Cast into the desert, the concubines must rely on themselves and each other to escape from the new sultan's fanatical pursuit. But their goals go beyond mere survival: with the aid of the champions who emerge from among them, they intend to topple the usurper and retake Bessa from the repressive power that now controls it. The assassin, Zuleika, whose hands are weapons. The seer, Rem, whose tears are ink. The wise Gursoon, who was the dead sultan's canniest advisor. The camel-thief, Anwar Das, who offers his lying tongue to the concubines' cause. Together, they must forge the women of the harem into an army, a seraglio of steel, and use it to conquer a city. But even if they succeed, their troubles will just be beginning-because their most dangerous enemy is within their own number.
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auth_author2 Carey, Linda, 1959-, Carey, Linda., Carey, Louise., Malavia, Nimit, 1987-
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subject_facet City-states -- Fiction, Coups d'état -- Fiction, Electronic books, FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology, FICTION / Fantasy / General, FICTION / Fantasy / Historical, Fantasy fiction, Harems -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction, Sultans -- Fiction, Women and war -- Fiction
title_display The steel seraglio
title_full The steel seraglio / Mike Carey, Linda Carey & Louise Carey ; artwork by Nimit Malavia, The steel seraglio [electronic resource] Carey, Mike, 1959-
title_short The steel seraglio
topic_facet City-states, Coups d'état, Electronic books, Harems, Revenge, Sultans, Women and war