ISBN 9789351032847,Anahita’S Woven Riddle

Anahita’S Woven Riddle



Scholastic Books

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351032847

ISBN-10 9351032841


Number of Pages 332 Pages
Language (English)
This enchanting tale set in an ancient land on the crest of change is enriched with details of Persian Culture and Sufi Poetry. The book was reviewed in the Ala/Yalsa top 10 best books for young adults. "The exploration of another culture in an earlier time with a side of almost fairy- tale romance results in a satisfying read"- VOYA "Offers a glimpse of a world not many books enter...tugs at the heart"- Historical Novels Review. When Anahita, a nomadic weaver in Iran at the turn of the 20th century, learns that her father wants her to wed the leader of their tribe, Anahita rebels. Determined to design her own fate, she devises a contest in which suitors must guess the meaning of a riddle woven into her wedding carpet. Her idea draws the attention of an extraordinary group of men and brings unexpected consequences for those around her. Who will match Anahita in this game of wits? Or more important, who will win her heart?

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