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The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate - Ted Chiang
The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate
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In medieval Baghdad, a penniless man is brought before the most powerful man in the world, the caliph himself, to tell his story. It begins with a walk in the bazaar, but soon grows into a tale unlike any other told in the caliph's empire. It's a story that includes not just buried treasure and a... show more
In medieval Baghdad, a penniless man is brought before the most powerful man in the world, the caliph himself, to tell his story. It begins with a walk in the bazaar, but soon grows into a tale unlike any other told in the caliph's empire. It's a story that includes not just buried treasure and a band of thieves, but also men haunted by their past and others trapped by the
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B005EMA75W
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Pages no: 62
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 Time travelling tales
Very 1001 Nights style with a matrioshka element. Revisits a bit the determinism theme of "Story of your life", but the final message is somewhat kinder.
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