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Mission Impossible (16th-century style) with Rehan Khan and Naomi Foyle

Wednesday 10th April 18:30 - 20:00 at London - Gower Street

A small undercover unit of hand-picked, trusted warriors is assembled to track down the thieves who have stolen the Staff held by Moses as he parted the Red Sea

Join author Rehan Khan discussing his new novel A Tudor Turk – The Chronicles of Will Ryde & Awa Maryam Al-Jameel with Naomi Foyle, author of The Gaia Chronicles.

Described as a Mission Impossible in the 16th Century, A Tudor Turk is an "erudite page-turner that sets British history in its wider cosmopolitan context". Rehan and Naomi will discuss its reframed historical setting and the novels various settings spanning the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, the canals of Venice and the court of Queen Elizabeth I at Nonsuch Palace in Surrey.

Tickets are £8/6 (students/Waterstones cardholders) and include a glass of wine or soft drink


A Tudor Turk

Istanbul, 1591 – and Sultan Murad III, the mightiest ruler in the world, has been robbed. The Staff of Moses has been stolen from his private collection of religious artefacts in the Topkapi Palace, right from under his imperial nose. The wooden Staff, held by Moses as he parted the Red Sea, is a magical symbol of power worth a king’s ransom – and the furious Sultan wants it back. A small undercover unit of hand-picked, trusted warriors is hastily assembled to track down the thieves.
London - Gower Street Waterstones, London - Gower Street
Wednesday 10th April 18:30 - 20:00

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