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Passarola Rising

Passarola Rising

(2006)
A novel by

 

"Azhar Abidi is not an author who has his feet on the ground. And that's a compliment."
Alexander McCall Smith


The fabulous debut novel by new international talent Azhar Abidi, Passarola Rising is a deftly written picaresque tale filled with evocative detail, adventure, and suspense. Set in eighteenth-century Europe, it tells the story of Bartolomeu and Alexandre Lourenço, who use their airship, the Passarola, to escape the strictures of the Church, the suspicion of the government, and the intellectually stultifying climate of Lisbon. As they venture from the salons and bordellos of ancien régime Paris to the desolate far reaches of the North Pole, the brothers Lourenço encounter some of the most colorful characters of the European Enlightenment, including the loquacious Voltaire and the irascible King Stanislaus of Poland.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2006 : USA Hardback
Title: Passarola Rising
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0-670-05875-0 / 978-0-670-05875-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking (India)
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January 2006 : USA Hardback
Title: Passarola Rising
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0-670-06381-9 / 978-0-670-06381-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Canada (AHC)
Availability: Amazon CA   

December 2005 : USA Hardback
Title: Passarola Rising
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0-670-03465-7 / 978-0-670-03465-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

January 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: Passarola Rising
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0-14-305126-1 / 978-0-14-305126-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Canada (APB)
Availability: Amazon CA   

December 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Passarola Rising
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0-14-303861-3 / 978-0-14-303861-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

2006 : USA Paperback
Title: Passarola Rising
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
ISBN: 0-670-04296-X / 978-0-670-04296-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

December 2006 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Passarola Rising
Author(s): Azhar Abidi
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon   


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