內容簡介 A wealthy man unknowingly harbors the Sultana after she sneaks out of the palace, which causes the Sultan and his guards to storm their party. Threatened with death, the man tries to convince the Sultan to spare his life. Hassan is a wealthy merchant who loves the company of common travelers. Despite his social status and many wives (25 to be exact), he constantly opens his home to relative strangers. In one instance, he is entertained by a group of dancers including the Sultana in disguise. She has ventured outside the palace without the Sultan's knowledge. If the Sultana is discovered, she, Hassan and multiple members of his party will be put to death. The Rose of Persia is an intricate tale about tradition, politics and secret desires. Basil Hood and Arthur Sullivan deliver a humorous tale led by an unlikely but empathetic hero. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Rose of Persia is both modern and readable.