Equal of the Sun by Anita Amirrezvani (2012)
The novel is based for the most part on the life of Princess Pari Khan Khanoom, who assumes control of late-16th-century Iran after the sudden death of her father, the Shah. Despite the chaos, Pari manages to bring peace to the kingdom with the aid of Javaher, a eunuch and trusted political adviser.
I think you will enjoy reading about the incredible history of the Iranians. Check out our list of other Novels Based on Real People.
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