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Author Rufin, Jean-Christophe, 1952-

Title L'Abyssin : relation des extraordinaires voyages de Jean-Baptiste Poncet, ambassadeur du Négus auprès da Sa majesté Louis XIV / Jean-Christophe Rufin.

Imprint [Paris] : Gallimard, [2003], c1997.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Foreign Language French    FR FIC RUFIN,J    Available
Description 698 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Collection Folio ; 3137
Summary A young French doctor braves the wilds of 17th century Abyssinia to cure the country's sick king and gain an ally for Louis XIV. On his success rides a knighthood and the hand of a beautiful woman.
Subject Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 -- Fiction.
Consuls -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Fiction.
Europeans -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Fiction.
Muslims -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Fiction.
Diplomatic and consular service, French -- Ethiopia -- Fiction.
Physicians -- Ethiopia -- Fiction.
Islamic Empire -- 17th century -- Fiction.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918 -- Fiction.
Cairo (Egypt) -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction.
ISBN 2070406970
9782070406975

 
    
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