The Enchantress of Florence
The Enchantress of Florence
A Novel

The Enchantress of Florence is the story of a mysterious woman, a great beauty believed to possess the powers of enchantment and sorcery, attempting to command her own destiny in a man’s world. It is the story of two cities at the height of their powers–the hedonistic Mughal capital, in which the brilliant emperor Akbar the Great wrestles daily with questions of belief, desire, and the treachery of his sons, and the equally sensual city of Florence during the High Renaissance, where Niccolò Machiavelli takes a starring role as he learns, the hard way, about the true brutality of power. Profoundly moving and completely absorbing, The Enchantress of Florence is a dazzling book full of wonders by one of the world’s most important living writers.

Title The Enchantress of Florence
Subtitle A Novel
Author Salman Rushdie
Publisher Random House Trade Paperbacks
Title First Published 06 January 2009
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 368 p.
ISBN-10 0679640517
ISBN-13 9780679640516
Publication Date 06 January 2009
Main content page count 368
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $15.00

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