An Evil Eye (Yashim the Eunuch, Book 4) by Jason Goodwin

By Jason Goodwin

From the Edgar® Award–winning writer of The Janissary Tree comes the fourth and such a lot alluring 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 explanations. in fact, 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 one guy whom Yashim has ever actually feared: ruthless, merciless, and unswervingly dependable to the sultan. So what can have led Yashim's former mentor to betray the Ottoman Empire?

Yashim's seek attracts him into the sultan's seraglio, a well-appointed global 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 should be rooted someplace within the torturous strictures of the sultan's harem.

No one understands 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 old aspect to raise the books during this series... some distance above the area of daily sleuthing."

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