Sleeping Beauty: An Islamic Tale
Many peaceful years pass, but upon news of Mariam's wedding they come to a piercing end. Count Lahab finds a way to deceive the castle and present her with a beautiful hijab pin, covered in poison, that leaves her in a deep, unbreakable sleep. After potions and prayers have no effect, her husband, Haris, is told to go on a perilous journey to Makkah to pray for her recovery and bring back zam zam water for her to drink. But, faced by Count Lahab and his outlaws, what does his destiny hold?
Author: Fawzia Gilani-Williams
Publisher: Kube Publishing Ltd