Shah, Tahir

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Sorcerer's Apprentice
An Incredible Journey into the World of India's Godmen
By Tahir Shah
(Arcade Publishing)
Sorcerer’s Apprentice is the amazing story of Shah’s apprenticeship to one of India’s master conjurers, Hakim Feroze, and his initiation into the brotherhood of Indian godmen. Told with self-deprecating wit, panache, and an eye for the outlandish, it is an account of a magical journey across India. Feroze... [READ MORE]
In Search of King Solomon's Mines
A Modern Adventurer's Quest for Gold and History in the Land of the Queen of Sheba
By Tahir Shah
(Arcade Publishing)
King Solomon, the Bible’s wisest king, possessed extraordinary wealth. The grand temple he built in Jerusalem was covered in gold from the porch to the inner sanctum, where the Ark of the Covenant was kept. Long before H. Rider Haggard’s classic adventure novel King Solomon’s Mines unleashed gold fever... [READ MORE]
Trail of Feathers
In Search of the Birdmen of Peru
By Tahir Shah
(Arcade Publishing)
A shrunken head from Peru and a feather with traces of blood are the clues that launch Tahir Shah on his latest journey. Fascinated by the recurring theme of flight in Peruvian folklore, Shah sets out to discover whether the Incas really were able to “fly like birds” over the jungle, as a Spanish monk... [READ MORE]
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