A Song of Ice and Fire
, Book 3 (part 1): A Storm of Swords
. Totally enthralling stuff and immensely readable.
"O people, we created you from the same male and female, and rendered you distinct peoples and tribes, that you may recognize one another. The best among you in the sight of GOD is the most righteous. GOD is Omniscient, Cognizant." (49:13)