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The janissary tree

by Jason Goodwin

  • 322 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Istanbul (Turkey),
  • Turkey,
  • Istanbul
    • Subjects:
    • Eunuchs -- Fiction,
    • Police -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Fiction,
    • Favorites, Royal -- Fiction,
    • Istanbul (Turkey) -- Courts and courtiers -- Fiction,
    • Istanbul (Turkey) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJason Goodwin.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3607.O59227 J36 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3411181M
      ISBN 100374178607
      ISBN 109780374178604
      LC Control Number2005027228

      "The Janissary Tree is the first in the series, and the year is Europe is modernizing, and the sultan of the Ottoman Empire feels he has no choice but to follow suit. But just as he's poised to announce sweeping political change, a wave of murders threatens the fragile balance of /5(59).   The Janissary Tree is the first in a series featuring the most enchanting detective since Precious Ramotswe of The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency. Splendidly paced and illuminating, it belongs beside Caleb Carr's The Alienist /5(36).

      When Jason Goodwin explored the Ottoman Empire in Lords of the Horizons, The New York Times Book Review hailed it as "a work of dazzling beauty the rare coming together of historical scholarship with luminous writing." Now he returns to Istanbul, with a delicious mystery--The Janissary is Europe is modernizing, and the Ottoman Empire must follow suit. The Janissary Tree, the first book in a new series, is set in a most extraordinary world and features a most extraordinary sleuth. It is Europe is modernizing, and the Ottoman Empire must follow suit. But just before the sultan announces sweeping changes, a wave of murders threatens the fragile balance of power in his court. Who is behind.

        Karga Seven To Shoot 'The Janissary Tree' Mystery Series in Turkey Karga Seven has secured rights to the prize-winning four-book series, which features gumshoe Investigator Yashid, a eunuch. Janissary Tree: A Novel. Written by: Jason Goodwin Read By: Stephen Hoye.


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