Title Profile & Character Information

The Janissary Tree

Annotation
The author of "Lords of the Horizons," a history of the Ottoman Empire, makes a welcome shift to fiction with the first book in an impressive new mystery series set in the empire's declining decades.

Awards
2007  Edgar Awards (Edgar Allan Poe Awards)

Characters
NameTogalu, Yashim
GenderMale
OccupationServant
TraitEunuch

GenreMystery
    --Detective, Amateur
Fiction
Historical
TopicsBarbarism
Murder
Crime
Stolen gems
Thieves
SettingIstanbul, Turkey
Turkey


Series
  Yashim Togalu mystery
1The Janissary tree
2The Snake stone
3The Bellini card