Anticipating an arranged marriage only to discover that her father has passed away without leaving her with a dowry, a seventeenth-century Persian teen becomes a servant to her wealthy rug designer uncle in the court of the legendary Shah Abbas the Great, where her weaving talents prove both a blessing and curse. A first novel. Reprint.
In Anita Amirrezvani's debut novel a 17th century Persian woman must use her rug designing artistry to rise above her poverty and forced marriage.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Literary, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Love + Relationships + Sex, Family + Friendship