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Newest Review: ... were rife. Yashim's investigations, however, lead him to the Topkapi palace which is in a state of chaos because the new ... more
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Jason Goodwin An Evil Eye
When the body of a Russian agent is found down a monastery well, ...
Last Update 25.05.2013 10:12
Jason Goodwin An Evil Eye (Ottoman Detective 4)
Pages: 304, Paperback, Faber and Faber
Last Update 25.05.2013 09:41
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by - written on 14/04/13, updated on 15/04/13 (Very useful, 47 readings)
"An Evil Eye" is the fourth instalment in the 'Yashim the Eunuch' crime fiction series by Jason Goodwin. The stories are set in Ottoman era Istanbul and feature Yashim, a eunuch attached to the sultan's court at Topkapi. As a lala, or eunuch, Yashim is able to gain access to places other men would not normally be able to - such as the harem, for example. In exchange for investigating unsavoury goings on, Yashim has been granted the freedom to live outside the palace. In this story Yashim is asked by the Grand Vizier to investigate the death of a Russian, likely murdered and found in the bottom of a well at an Orthodox monastery. The Grand Vizier, as ... Read the complete review
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