|Legend of the Wandering King, the (2002) [Novel]|
by Laura Gallego García
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(From the publisher):
Walid was a model prince: handsome, intelligent, skilled in the arts of warfare and poetry. But the kingdom boasted one greater poet than he, and out of jealousy Walid cursed the man to create an impossible work of art: a carpet showing the history of the entire human race. The poet died weaving it. Men went mad seeing it. And when it is stolen, Walid discovers his life's quest: to recover the carpet and earn forgiveness for his mistakes. Inspired by the story of a real king of pre-Muslim Arabia.
Original title: Leyenda del rey errante
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Fantasy
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ Asia