The Phaulkon Legacy
||Strach, Walter J.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||iUniverse, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $28.95|
| Book Description: |
In the seventeenth century, a determined and driven young Greek made his way by ship to Southeast Asia in search of wealth and fame. His name was Constantine Phaulkon. He arrived in Siam, learned the language, and soon became a dear friend to King Narai. Befriending the king was the first step to securing his legacy, but he had much more in mind.
Phaulkon was appointed to the position of foreign minister of trade. He lured the French to join his life of luxury in Siam, and he...