Turkish Gambit - Boris Akunin Reviews
Description:ISBN 0753819996 / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: Boris Akunin / Paperback / 288 Pages / Book is published 2005-10-05 by Phoenix
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It is 1877 and the Balkans are, even more than usually, in turmoil. The Turkish Ottoman Empire is in danger of losing its grip on its European possessions. Serbia and Romania, already autonomous, are fighting for full independence as well as to extend their own territories. The province of Bulgaria is in open revolt, brutally but ineffectively suppressed with the aid of the brigandish Ottoman irregulars onomatopoeically known as the Bashi-Bazouks. Russia, eager to reverse its setback in the Crimean War some twenty years earlier, seizes on this opportunity to intervene on the side of the Slavic independence movements. With Romanian support, the Russian ... Read the complete review
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