Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know by Samira Ahmed audiobook

Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know

By Samira Ahmed
Read by  Leila Buck  and Soneela Nankani

Recorded Books, Inc. 9781616959890

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664489783

  • ISBN: 9781664597617

Runtime: 10.46 Hours
Category: Fiction/Romance
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Told in alternating narratives that bridge centuries, the latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Samira Ahmed traces the lives of two young women fighting to write their own stories and escape the pressure of cultural expectations in worlds too long defined by men. Its August in Paris and 17-year-old Khayyam MaquetAmerican, French, Indian, Muslimis at a crossroads. This holiday with her parents should be a dream trip for the budding art historian. But her maybe-exboyfriend is probably ghosting her, she might have just blown her chance at getting into her dream college, and now all she really wants is to be back home in Chicago figuring out her messy life instead of brooding in the City of Light. Two hundred years before Khayyams summer of discontent, Leila is struggling to survive and keep her true love hidden from the Pasha who has gifted her with favored status in his harem. In the present dayand with the company of a descendant of Alexandre DumasKhayyam begins to connect allusions to an enigmatic 19th-century Muslim woman whose path may have intersected with Alexandre Dumas, Eugène Delacroix, and Lord Byron. Echoing across centuries, Leila and Khayyams lives intertwine, and as one womans long-forgotten life is uncovered, anothers is transformed.

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Author Bio: Samira Ahmed

Author Bio: Samira Ahmed

Samira Ahmed is the New York Times bestselling author of Love, Hate & Other Filters. Shewas born in Bombay, India, and currently resides in Chicago.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 10.46
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English