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Join Investigator Yashim for a final exotic escapade in this rich Edgar Award-winning seriesIn four previous novels, Jason Goodwin's Inspector Yashim, the eunuch detective, has led us through stylish, suspenseful, and colorful mysteries in the Istanbul of the Ottoman Empire. Now, in The Baklava Club, Yashim returns for his final adventure--and his most thrilling yet. Three naïve Italian liberals, exiled in Istanbul, have bungled their instructions to kill a Polish prince--instead, they've kidnapped him and absconded to an unused farmhouse. Little do they realize that their revolutionary cell has been penetrated by their enemies, who are passing along false orders under the code name La Piuma, the Feather. It falls to Yashim to unravel all this--he's convinced that the prince is alive and that the Italians have hidden him somewhere.



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Jason Goodwin

Jason Goodwin, novelist and historian, writes the best-selling Yashim detective series set in 1830s Istanbul. The first in the series, The Janissary Tree, won the coveted EdgarAllen Poe Award for Best Novel in 2007, and the series has appeared in over 40 languages.'When you read a historical mystery by Jason Goodwin,' writes Marylin Stasio in The New York Times Book Review, 'you take a magic carpet ride to the most exotic place on earth.'He has written award-winning books of travel and history, notably Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire. Read it to discover why Time Out called it 'perhaps the most readable history ever written on anything.'Jason's love-affair with Turkey was kindled in 1990 when he and Kate, his partner, walked 2000 miles across eastern Europe, from Gdansk to Istanbul. The award-winning 'On Foot to the Golden Horn' tells the story of that journey in a year of change, and will shortly be re-issued on Kindle.He lives in Dorset, on the south coast of England, with Kate and their four children.



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