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The Snake Stone By Jason Goodwin

The Snake Stone

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Yashim the Eunuch is hired to investigate him, but then Lefevre's mutilated body is discovered, and it turns out that there is only one suspect: Yashim himself.
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The Snake Stone by Jason Goodwin

Istanbul, 1838. Maximilien Lefevre, a French archaeologist, arrives in the city determined to uncover a lost Byzantine treasure, and immediately rumours start circulating about what his true motives might be. Yashim the Eunuch is hired to investigate him, but then Lefevre's mutilated body is discovered, and it turns out that there is only one suspect: Yashim himself. Jason Goodwin's second Yashim mystery puts him at the forefront of historical crime fiction.

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About Jason Goodwin


Jason Goodwin fell under the spell of Istanbul while studying Byzantine history at Cambridge University. His Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire was praised by Jan Morris as 'a high-octane work of art'. His first novel, The Janissary Tree, became an international bestseller when it was published in 2006 and has been translated into 37 languages. The third in the series, The Bellini Card, was published in 2008.

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GOR006065956
The Snake Stone by Jason Goodwin
Jason Goodwin
Yashim the Ottoman Detective
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Faber & Faber
2009-06-01
0571240348
9780571240340
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