The Janissary Tree: A Novel (Investigator Yashim)

The Janissary Tree: A Novel (Investigator Yashim)

Jason Goodwin


Winner of the Edgar Award for most sensible Novel

It is 1836. Europe is modernizing and the Ottoman Empire needs to persist with swimsuit. yet ahead of the sultan pronounces sweeping adjustments, a wave of murders threatens the delicate stability of energy in his courtroom. who's in the back of them? just one intelligence agent should be depended on to determine: Yashim, a guy either magnificent and near-invisible during this international, an investigator who can stroll comfortably within the nice halls of the empire, in its streets, or even inside of its harems--because, after all, Yashim is a eunuch. His research issues to the Janissaries, who, for 400 years have been the empire's elite squaddies. beaten by way of the sultan, may perhaps they now be staging a brutal comeback? and will they be stopped with no throwing Istanbul into political chaos?

This first e-book within the Investigator Yashim sequence is a richly enjoyable story, choked with unique background and intrigue.

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