A Poet of the Invisible World

A Poet of the Invisible World

Book - 2015 | First edition
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"A Poet of the Invisible World is the story of a boy born in thirteenth-century Persia with four ears instead of two. Orphaned as an infant, he's taken into a Sufi order, where he meets an assortment of dervishes and is placed upon a path towards spiritual awakening. He studies the Koran and the principles of Sufism. He meets his first love, a handsome youth named Vishpar. When marauders attack the lodge, however, he's swept off to a series of grueling adventures and an assortment of shifting roles: tea boy in the court of a Spanish sultan, shepherd on a barren farm in the mountains, sybarite in a bustling city on the north coast of Africa. As he stumbles from one painful experience to the next, he grows into manhood. And when fate leads him to a Sufi order perched high in the mountains, he's ready to begin the true work of spiritual development."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2015
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION GOL PBK
Characteristics: 324 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9781250071286
1250071283

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