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Resource Guide: ‘The King at the Edge of the World’ by Arthur Phillips

On March 3, 2022 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of The King at the Edge of the World by Arthur Phillips. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to the novel, the Ottoman Empire, and questions of religion.


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Graphic illustration of stacks of books in purple. aqua, and whiteWords, Words, Words discusses The King at the Edge of the World by Arthur Phillips on March 3, 2022. The event is free, but registration is required through our website.


We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of this program:

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