Shadows of the pomegranate tree

by Tariq Ali

Publisher: Verso in London, New York

Written in English
Cover of: Shadows of the pomegranate tree | Tariq Ali
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Places:

  • Spain

Subjects:

  • Muslims -- Spain -- History -- 16th century -- Fiction.,
  • Spain -- History -- Ferdinand and Isabella, 1479-1516 -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementTariq Ali.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6051.L44 S48 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1426222M
ISBN 100860916766
LC Control Number93037283

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Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree (Book): Ali, Tariq: A novel of the deep roots of the clash between Islam and the WestThe savagery of the Reconquest tore apart the world of the Banu Hudayl family. For the doomed Muslims of late-fifteenth-century Spain, the approaching forces of Christendom bring not peace but the sword. Capturing the brutality of a war both military and cultural--and the. Here is the real bare bones history behind Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree, courtesy of Wikipedia: The Spanish occupation by the Moors began in AD when an African army, under their leader Tariq ibn-Ziyad, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar from northern Africa and invaded the Iberian peninsula. The Moors, ruled Spain for years.   Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree: A Novel by Tariq Ali in DJVU, EPUB, FB3 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by %(). Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree is quizzical as well as honest, informative as well as enjoyable, real history as well as fiction a book to be relished and devoured.” — Independent “Tariq Ali tells us the story of the aftermath of the fall of Granada by narrating a family sage of those who tried to survive after the collapse of their.

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Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree is the first in Tariq Ali's Islam Quintet. Set in Granada, Spain, at the beginning of the 16th century, we see the beginning of the Spanish Inquisition, as seen through the eyes of a wealthy Muslim family/5. Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree is quizzical as well as honest, informative as well as enjoyable, real history as well as fiction a book to be relished and devoured.” — Independent “Tariq Ali tells us the story of the aftermath of the fall of Granada by narrating a family sage of those who tried to survive after the collapse of their Cited by: 8.

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Book review: Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree by Tariq Ali Tariq Ali is a very well known left-wing historian of Pakistani origin based in the UK. The first four books of Ali’s Islam Quintet tell the story of how Islamic Empires rose and fell in a non-Eurocentric Shadows of the pomegranate tree book Winnowed.

Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree Book One of the Islam Quintet Tariq Ali For Aisha, Chengiz and Natasha Contents Author’s Note Prologue Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Epilogue Glossary About the Author Preview: The Book of Saladin THE BANU 4/5(32).

Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree by Tariq Ali. Posted in Books, Fiction, This book is the first in the series of five books labelled “Islam Quintet”. These books are historical novels which deal with a particular period in the history of Muslim civilisation.

This one is about the dying days of the Muslim Spanish civilisation. Find books like Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree from the world’s largest community of readers.

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Shadows opens with the Muslim community having been recently shaken by the burning of their /5(63). Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree by British author and historian Tariq Ali is the first book in a five-part series about the history of the clash between Islamic and Christian empires, and the rise and fall of Islam.

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Thank you for your : Open Road Media. Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree: A Novel, of The Islam Quintet, book 1 of 5, tells an exquisite historical tale. I have always been fascinated by the Spanish Inquisition. I wrote a research paper on the psychology of these events in high school.

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"Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree" is set in Spain after the fall of Granada. The story of the Banu Hudayl, a landed aristocratic family, the book explores the fateful decision that the Muslims of Spain had to make in the aftermath of the Reconquista/5(63).

Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree was the first in a planned quartet of historical novels depicting the confrontation between Islamic and Christian civilizations. The second, The Book of Saladin, was the fictional memoirs of the Liberator of Jerusalem and has been translated into several other languages.

Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree by Tariq Ali My rating: 3 of 5 stars I write this review after the close defeat of a potential US Senator, who believed among other things, that a Muslim should not serve in the US Senate because he wouldn’t swear on the Bible (said douche bag also believes that women should stay in the home and that sex with year-old girls when you’re in your 30s is okay).

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), a historian, academic, satirist, filmmaker, screenwriter, playwright, and—yes—novelist, here continues the tale, begun with Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree (, not reviewed), of Islam’s confrontation with Christianity. The style of this second entry in a projected trilogy or quartet is smooth indeed as Ali chronicles the days of Saladin in 12th-century.

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