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By Jason Goodwin

ISBN-10: 1429958871

ISBN-13: 9781429958875

From the Edgar® Award–winning writer of The Janissary Tree comes the fourth and so much desirable Investigator Yashim secret yet!

It takes a author of prodigious skills to conjure the Istanbul of the Ottoman Empire in all its majesty. In 3 earlier novels, Jason Goodwin has taken us on trendy, suspenseful, and colourful tours into its unique territory. Now, in An Evil Eye, the secret of Istanbul runs deeper than ever before.

It's 1839, and the admiral of the Ottoman fleet has defected to the Egyptians. It's as much as the intrepid Investigator Yashim to discover the man's causes. after all, Fevzi Ahmet is not any stranger to Yashim—it was once Fevzi who taught the investigator his craft years in the past. He's the single guy whom Yashim has ever really feared: ruthless, merciless, and unswervingly dependable to the sultan. So what may have led Yashim's former mentor to betray the Ottoman Empire?

Yashim's seek attracts him into the sultan's seraglio, a well-appointed international with an undercurrent of worry, ambition, and deep-seated superstition. whilst the ladies of the sultan's orchestra start inexplicably to develop in poor health and die, Yashim discovers that the admiral's defection can be rooted someplace within the torturous strictures of the sultan's harem.

No one is aware extra in regards to the Ottoman Empire and Istanbul than Jason Goodwin, of whom Janet Maslin wrote in The ny Times: "Mr. Goodwin makes use of wealthy ancient element to raise the books during this series... a ways above the world of daily sleuthing."

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