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The Janissary Tree

Jason Goodwin




A fabulously rich and entertaining novel of detection and conspiracy in nineteenth-century Istanbul. Translated into thirty-one languages worldwide.


One bloody night in 1836: a young concubine is strangled in the Sultan's harem, and a young cadet is butchered in the streets of Istanbul. Yashim the eunuch has just ten days to uncover a plot - and prevent a killing - that could bring the Ottoman Empire to its knees.


Click here for Marion's full-length review of The Janissary Tree, published in Turkey's national English-language newspaper Sunday's Zaman.


Other Yashim the Eunoch tales to explore in Greenhouse:

The Bellini Card

The Snake Stone


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