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The History of Arsaces, Prince of Betlis: By Charles Johnston

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Recounting the eventful travels of Selim, an intrepid young Arab who runs away from his parental home to learn about the world, The History of Arsaces, Prince of Betlis (1774) by the County Limerick-born Charles Johnston (c.1719-c.1800) is an inventive mixture of fictional genres and styles: romance, satire, sentimental narrative, and oriental fantasy. The novel appeared at a politically charged moment, on the eve of America's Revolutionary War and in the aftermath of the Bengal famine of 1769-70, world events that were ...

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The History of Arsaces, Prince of Betlis: By Charles Johnston 2014, Four Courts Press

ISBN-13: 9781846823985

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