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The Sultan's Seal (Kamil Pasha, Bk 1)
The Sultan's Seal - Kamil Pasha, Bk 1
Author: Jenny White
A stunningly lyrical debut novel about faith and desire, set within a gripping tale of murder in nineteenth-century Istanbul. — Rich in sensuous detail, this first novel brilliantly captures the political and social upheavals of the waning Ottoman Empire. The naked body of a young Englishwoman washes up in Istanbul wearing a pendant inscribed wit...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780739469378
ISBN-10: 0739469371
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 351
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  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Norton
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed The Sultan's Seal (Kamil Pasha, Bk 1) on + 81 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I certainly learned more about the Ottoman Empire than I knew before but mysteries are always a "mystery" for me when all is said and done. I found this book a bit confusing but that is why I seldom read murder mysteries - I'm just not good at keeping all the characters straight, this book included. Others may find it less confusing.
reviewed The Sultan's Seal (Kamil Pasha, Bk 1) on + 38 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
A decent murder mystery and a fascinating portrait of the end of the Ottoman empire
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Helpful Score: 1
Good mystery set in the late days of the Ottoman Empire. If you like historical fiction you will like this. Great detail in the descriptions of this lush life and it's nuances
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the book is good has many turns & twist and keeps changing to different character telling what is happing which i didn't care for and i thought it left a couple loose ends


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