A gifted storyteller

2008-06-25 00:00

The Enchantress of Florence

In this latest novel by Salman Rushdie, a strange “yellow-haired” European visitor to the Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri and the stories he tells provide a bridge between generations and cultures, wars and love affairs, and two cities: Sikri, the capital city of the Emperor Akbar, and Florence under the rule of the Medici family.

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