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Janissary Tree

A Novel

by Jason Goodwin

  • 150 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Picador in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJason Goodwin
    GenreHistorical fiction, Mystery, Thriller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3607.O59227J36 2006
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination320 p. ; 21 cm.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9487372M
    ISBN 100312426135
    ISBN 109780312426132
    OCLC/WorldCa135170656

    The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin About the Book Set in s Istanbul, The Janissary Tree offers an intimate glimpse into the exotic world of the late Ottoman Empire. The mood in the Empire is conflicted, wavering between the desire to regenerate the declining traditions which. Later on he wrote about the Lords of the Horizon, a book which was to be future in the front page of the New York times. Later on he became an exceedingly popular author of mystery series with the Janissary Tree being his first ever mystery novel. This novel talks about Yashim the Ottoman investigator, who lived in Istanbul during the ’s.

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    It will go over the novels “The Janissary Tree”, “The Snake Stone”, and “The Bellini Card”. The Janissary Tree: This is the first novel in the “Yashim the Ottoman Detective” series and was released in the year The year is , and Europe is starting to modernize. Get this from a library! The Janissary tree. [Jason Goodwin] -- "It is 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.


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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 them?