The snake stone : a novel
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New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
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The captivating return of Yashim, the eunuch investigator from the intelligent, elliptical and beguilingly written" (The Times, London) bestseller The Janissary TreeWhen a French archaeologist arrives in 1830s Istanbul determined to track down a lost Byzantine treasure, the local Greek communities are uncertain how to react; the man seems dangerously well informed. Yashim Togalu, who so brilliantly solved the mysterious murders in The Janissary Tree, is once again enlisted to investigate. But when the archaeologist’s mutilated body is discovered outside the French embassy, it turns out there is only one suspect: Yashim himself.The New York Times celebrated The Janissary Tree as “the perfect escapist mystery,” and The Daily Telegraph called it “[A] tremendous first novel . . . Beautifully written, perfectly judged, humane, witty and captivating.” With The Snake Stone, Jason Goodwin delights us with another transporting romp through the back streets of nineteenth-century Istanbul. Yashim finds himself racing against time once again, to uncover the startling truth behind a shadowy society dedicated to the revival of the Byzantine Empire, encountering along the way such vibrant characters as Lord Byron’s doctor and the sultan’s West Indies–born mother, the Valide. Armed only with a unique sixteenth-century book, the dashing eunuch leads us into a world where the stakes are high, betrayal is death—and the pleasure to the reader is immense.
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290 pages ; 24.
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English
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0374299358 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780374299354 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Goodwin, J. (2007). The snake stone: a novel. New York: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Goodwin, Jason, 1964-. 2007. The Snake Stone: A Novel. New York: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Goodwin, Jason, 1964-, The Snake Stone: A Novel. New York: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

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Goodwin, Jason. The Snake Stone: A Novel. New York: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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