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Snake Stone (Signed First U.K. Edition)

Jason Goodwin

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ISBN 10: 0571229255 / ISBN 13: 9780571229253
Published by Faber and Faber, 2007
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London: Faber and Faber [2007]. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New! SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. He has signed hs name only, without any other writing. A very fine copy in all respects, pristine and unread. Purchased new and opened only or the author to sign. Smoke-free. Shipped in well padded box. The follow-up second book in series for this Edgar winning author. You cannot find a better copy. Bookseller Inventory # MFM0807-26

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Title: Snake Stone (Signed First U.K. Edition)

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition...

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Istanbul, 1838. In his palace on the Bosphorus, Sultan Mahmud II is dying, and the city swirls with rumors and alarms. The unexpected arrival of a French archaeologist determined to track down lost Byzantine treasures throws the Greek community into confusion. Yashim Togalu 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. As the body count starts to rise, Yashim must 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. With striking wit and irresistible flair, Jason Goodwin takes us into a world where the stakes are high, betrayal is death-and the pleasure to the listener is immense.

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Jason Goodwin is the author of Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire, A Time for Tea: Through China and India in Search of Tea, and On Foot to the Golden Horn, among others. He lives in Sussex, England, with his wife and four children.Of his Yashim the Eunuch series, the Washington Post says, "Goodwin is an author of many strengths---the books in this series can be read independently of each other, and they just keep getting better." Stephen Hoye has won thirteen AudioFile Earphones Awards and two prestigious APA Audie Awards, including one for the New York Times bestseller Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki. A graduate of London's Guildhall and a veteran of London's West End, Stephen has recorded many other notable titles, such as Every Second Counts by Lance Armstrong and The Google Story by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed.

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