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4 edition of The snake stone found in the catalog.

The snake stone

a novel

by Jason Goodwin

  • 374 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eunuchs,
  • Police,
  • Court and courtiers,
  • History,
  • Royal Favorites,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJason Goodwin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3607.O59227 S63 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24967140M
    ISBN 100374299358
    ISBN 109780374299354
    LC Control Number2007006943
    OCLC/WorldCa84838760

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Aug 12,  · The Snake Stone is Jason Goodwin's second novel in his Ottoman series featuring Yashim Togalu, the Ottoman court investigator, who becomes involved in a complicated set of intrigues in Istanbul, into which is woven a fascinating historical pattern of events involving the Ottoman Empire in the first part of the 19th Century/5(71).

Aug 12,  · The first five books―The Janissary Tree, The Snake Stone, The Bellini Card, An Evil Eye, and The Baklava Club―have been published to international acclaim, alongside Yashim Cooks Istanbul, a cookbook of Ottoman Turkish recipes inspired by the series/5(72). The Snake Stone is Jason Goodwin's second novel in his Ottoman series featuring Yashim Togalu, the Ottoman court investigator, who becomes involved in a complicated set of intrigues in Istanbul, into which is woven a fascinating historical pattern of events involving the Ottoman Empire in the first part of the 19th Century/5(72).

Set in 's Istanbul, The Snake Stone, like The Janissary Tree before it, explores not only the solutions to crimes, but the culture and politics of the moment, from the perspective of eternal outsider/5.

The first five books—The Janissary Tree, The Snake Stone, The Bellini Card, An Evil Eye, and The Baklava Club—have been published to international acclaim, alongside Yashim Cooks Istanbul, a cookbook of Ottoman Turkish recipes inspired by the series.

May 25,  · The Snake-Stone book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. James is a championship diver, with a shot for the Olympics. But whe /5. Jan 01,  · Book Summary When a French archaeologist who has come to Istanbul looking for ancient Greek artifacts turns up dead, Yashim, an intelligence agent and a eunuch, becomes the main suspect and finds.

A teenager adopted as a foundling baby suddenly feels a need to track down his birth mother in this poignant and well-crafted story.

Despite loving adoptive parents, an eager talent for high diving, and a training schedule that takes up every spare minute, James is beset by a restless, rootless feeling. Armed with only a fossil stone and the scrap of an address, he breaks training and secretly.

The book is just for research Purpose and, I do not endorse the killing of wild life in Any way. The book carries detailed analysis of this myth and a Differentiation between a fake and real pearl. The Snake Stone. Buy The Snake Stone by Jason Goodwin online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 11 editions - starting at $ Shop now/5(2).

Jan 01,  · The Snake Stone is Jason Goodwin's second novel in his Ottoman series featuring Yashim Togalu, the Ottoman court investigator, who becomes involved in a complicated set of intrigues in Istanbul, into which is woven a fascinating historical pattern of events involving the Ottoman Empire in the first part of the 19th Century/5(5).

Aug 12,  · The Snake Stone is Jason Goodwin's second novel in his Ottoman series featuring Yashim Togalu, the Ottoman court investigator, who becomes involved in a complicated set of intrigues in Istanbul, into which is woven a fascinating historical pattern of events involving the Ottoman Empire in the first part of the 19th Century/5(72).

Oct 29,  · The title of “The Snake Stone” refers to the bronze column created after the Battle of Plataea in B.C. and installed at Delphi until it was transported to Constantinople, where its serpent Author: JANET MASLIN.

The Snake Stone: A Novel: dr-peshev.com: Jason Goodwin: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New /5(2). James is a championship diver, with a shot for the Olympics.

But where did his talent really come from. His adoptive parents cannot tell him -- so, after years of unanswered questions, he does the unthinkable. He breaks training, and runs off to the farmland of his birth, with nothing but a mysterious stone shaped like a snake.

Can he use it to unlock his past?5/5(1). "The Snake Stone" had the same local characters as the first book. Also, there were recurring themes where various cultures, and people from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East were brought together in the melting pot of Istanbul/5. dr-peshev.com: The Snake-Stone () by Berlie Doherty and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

The Society of Book and Snake (incorporated as the Stone Trust Corporation) is the fourth oldest secret society at Yale University and was the first society to induct women into its delegation. Book and Snake was founded at the Sheffield Scientific School in as a three-year society bearing the Greek letters Sigma Delta Chi.

The Snake-Stone. An adopted boy searches for his birth mother in this sensitive British novel from the author of White Peak Farm. Fifteen-year-old James, a champion diver, narrates most of the story, which is interwoven with brief but poignant passages in the unknown mother's voice.

In Indian Bengali novel Sarpa Manav: Nagmoni Rohosyo, the basis of the story was snake stone. Snake stones are mentioned as a folk remedy by the father/narrator in The Swiss Family Robinson; See also. Madstone (folklore) References. James is adopted. He knows that to work out his future he has to make sense of his past.

He embarks on a journey to find his birth-mother who tells her own story in this moving and powerful dr-peshev.com's adoptive parents are proud of his talent and determination. He's in training for the Junior National Diving Competition.

But when he discovers the snake-stone in a box with his other 5/5(1).Book Exchange If you have this book go ahead and post it here and your listing will appear for all students at your school who have classes requiring this specific book.

Make sure to price the book competitively with the other options presented, so you have the best chance of selling your book.THE SNAKE STONE. by Jason Goodwin. BUY NOW FROM a shady French archaeologist with a passion for Greek antiquities described in a book he hides in Yashim’s apartment.

Lefèvre is being pursued and begs Yashim for help; the eunuch gets him a berth on an Italian vessel, but next thing you know Lefèvre is found dead, his face eaten away by.