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The Shaving of Shagpat:  An Arabian Entertainment

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The Shaving of Shagpat: An Arabian Entertainment

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Author: George Meredith
Publisher: Ballantine Books, 1970
Chapman & Hall, 1856
Series: Ballantine Adult Fantasy: Book 17
Book Type: Novel
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Historical Fantasy
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Shibli Bagarag, a Persian barber, and Noorna, an enchantress, are given the quest of shaving the tyrant Shagpat, who by the power of his magical hair holds his city in thrall. Along the way Shibli acquires a magic sword and meets a series of exotic creatures, including a talking hawk and several genies.


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