This is a mystery thriller set in nineteenth century Istanbul. It is an exotic and intriguing setting. The detective is a smart, resourceful eunuch who follows the clues of a series of murders. He solves them through perseverance and a deductive process. This is a great read.
A sequel has been published recently: “The Snake Stone,” which continues the adventures of this dectective in Isanbul.
RATING: * * * * Very, very good
Reviewed by: KLM
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