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  • The Bellini Cardby Jason Goodwin

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 17.99

    Investigator Yashim travels to Venice in the latest installment of the EdgarŽ Award?winning author Jason Goodwin's captivating historical mystery series Jason Goodwin's first Yashim mystery, The Janissary Tree , brought home the EdgarŽ Award for Best Novel. His follow-up, The Snake Stone , more than lived up to expectations and was hailed by... more...

  • The Janissary Treeby Jason Goodwin

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 17.99

    Introducing Investigator Yashim: In 1830s Istanbul, an extra-ordinary hero tackles an extraordinary plot that threatens to topple the Ottoman Empire It is 1836. 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.... more...

  • An Evil Eyeby Jason Goodwin

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 17.99

    From the EdgarŽ Award?winning author of The Janissary Tree comes the fourth and most captivating Investigator Yashim mystery yet! It takes a writer of prodigious talents to conjure the Istanbul of the Ottoman Empire in all its majesty. In three previous novels, Jason Goodwin has taken us on stylish, suspenseful, and vibrant excursions into its... more...

  • The Snake Stoneby Jason Goodwin

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 16.99

    The captivating return of Yashim, the eunuch investigator from the intelligent, elliptical and beguilingly written" (The Times, London) bestseller The Janissary Tree When a French archaeologist arrives in 1830s Istanbul determined to track down a lost Byzantine treasure, the local Greek communities are uncertain how to react; the man seems dangerously... more...

  • Lords Of The Horizonsby Jason Goodwin

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.50

    The Ottoman Empire has long exerted a strong pull on Western minds and hearts. For over six hundred years the Empire swelled and declined; rising from a dusty fiefdom in the foothills of Anatolia to a power which ruled over the Danube and the Euphrates with the richest court in Europe. But its decline was prodigious, protracted, and total. more...

  • The Janissary Treeby Jason Goodwin

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 10.20

    Yashim is no ordinary detective. It's not that he's particularly brave. Or that he cooks so well, or reads French novels. Not even that his best friend is the Ambassador from Poland, whose country has vanished from the map. Yashim is a eunuch. As the Sultan plans a series of radical reforms to his empire, a concubine is strangled in the palace harem.... more...

  • The Snake Stoneby Jason Goodwin

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 10.20

    Lef?vre, a French archaeologist, has arrived in Istanbul determined to uncover a lost Byzantine treasure. Yashim is commissioned to find out more about him. But when Lef?vre's mutilated body is discovered outside the French embassy, it turns out that there is only one suspect: Yashim himself. Once again, Yashim finds himself in a race against time... more...

  • The Bellini Cardby Jason Goodwin

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 10.20

    Charged by the Sultan to find a stolen painting by Bellini, Yashim the detective enlists the help of his friend Palewski, the Polish Ambassador, and goes undercover. Venice in 1840 is a city of empty palazzos and silent canals, and Palewski starts to mingle with Venetian dealers - but when two bodies turn up in the canal, he realises that art in Venice... more...

  • An Evil Eyeby Jason Goodwin

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 10.20

    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... more...

  • The Baklava Clubby Jason Goodwin

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.99

    Join Investigator Yashim for a final exotic escapade in this rich Edgar Award?winning series In four previous novels, Jason Goodwin's Inspector Yashim, the eunuch detective, has led us through stylish, suspenseful, and colorful mysteries in the Istanbul of the Ottoman Empire. Now, in The Baklava Club , Yashim returns for his final adventure?and... more...