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The Janissary tree

Author: Jason Goodwin
Publisher: London : Faber, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is 1836. Europe is modernizing, and the Ottoman Empire must follow suit. But just as the Sultan plans a series of radical reforms, a concubine is strangled in the palace harem and a young cadet is found butchered in the streets of Istanbul. These murders threaten the subtle balance of power in the Sultan's court. Who is behind them? Only one investigator can find out: Yashim Togalu, a man both gifted and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Goodwin
ISBN: 9780571229215 0571229212 0571229220 9780571229222
OCLC Number: 64555080
Description: 332 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jason Goodwin.

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Yashim is no ordinary detective. It's not that he's particularly brave. Or that he cooks so well, or reads French novels. In this literary thriller, delving deep into Istanbul's crooked alleyways,  Read more...

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