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An Evil Eye

Jason Goodwin

An Evil Eye by Jason Goodwin is the thrilling new Yashim the Detective mystery.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571239900
Date Published
03.05.2012
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Summary

When the body of a Russian agent is found down a monastery well, Yashim knows exactly who to blame. Fevzi Ahmet Pasha, commander of the Ottoman fleet.

Years ago, when Yashim first entered the sultan’s service, Fevzi Ahmet was his mentor. Ruthless, cruel, and – in Yashim’s eyes – ultimately ineffective, he is the only man who makes him afraid. And now Yashim must confront the secret that Fevzi Pasha has been keeping all these years, a secret whose roots lie deep in the tortured atmosphere of the sultan’s harem, where normal rules are suspended, and women can simply disappear.

Once again, Yashim and his friends encounter treachery and politics, played out against the backdrop of 1840s Istanbul.

JasonGoodwin

Jason Goodwin is the Edgar Award–winning author of the Investigator Yashim series. The first five books—The Janissary Tree, The Snake Stone, The Bellini Card, An Evil Eye and The Baklava Club—have been published to international acclaim, alongside Yashim Cooks Istanbul, a cookbook of Ottoman Turkish recipes inspired by the series. Goodwin studied Byzantine history at Cambridge and is the author…

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