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The Janissary Tree (Yashim the Eunuch, Bk 1)
The Janissary Tree - Yashim the Eunuch, Bk 1
Author: Jason Goodwin
One bloody night in 1836, a young concubine is strangled in the imperial harem, and a cadet is butchered in the streets of Istanbul.The city is set to explode, and Yashim the eunuch finds that he has just ten days left to prevent a killing that could bring the empire to its knees.,
ISBN-13: 9780571229239
ISBN-10: 0571229239
Publication Date: 1/31/2007
Pages: 352
Edition: Open Market Ed
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Publisher: Faber And Faber Ltd.
Book Type: Paperback
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An intriguing 19th century, Ottoman mystery that introduces Yashim the eunuch, an investigator for the Sultan. His best friend is the Polish ambassador to Turkey, Unfortunately, Poland hasn't existed for fifty years.
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Mystery set in Instanbul in 1836, the detective is a eunuch, so at least he doesn't go on about his lousy love life, or not in the same way that Michael Connolly would.


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