By G. Willow Wilson
In an unnamed heart jap safeguard nation, a tender Arab-Indian hacker, who is going by means of Alif, shields his clients—dissidents, outlaws, revolutionaries, and different watched groups—from surveillance, and attempts to stick out of trouble.
The aristocratic lady Alif loves has jilted him for a prince selected through her mom and dad, and his laptop has simply been breached via the state’s digital protection strength, placing his consumers and himself at the line. Then it seems his lover’s new fiancé is the “Hand of God,” as they name the pinnacle of nation safety, and his henchmen come after Alif, using him underground.
whilst Alif discovers The Thousand and One Days, the key e-book of the jinn, which either he and the Hand suspect may well unharness a brand new point of knowledge know-how, the stakes are raised and Alif needs to fight for all times or dying, aided via forces obvious and unseen.
This “tale of literary attraction, political swap, and spiritual secret” used to be a brand new York occasions outstanding e-book and winner of the area fable Award for most sensible Novel (Gregory Maguire).
“Wilson has a deft hand with fantasy and with magic.” —Neil Gaiman, writer of American Gods
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