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The Janissary

The Peasant War

by Firsid Barsa

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Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages664
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8466271M
    ISBN 101418405000
    ISBN 109781418405007


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Janissaries is a good page-turner based on a great concept. It is easy to read, with a few plot twists, and fair character development.

Fans of Pournelle's military science fiction writing style won't be disappointed. I recommend this novel for any readers of military-like adventure stories, science fiction, or pre-gunpowder military history/5(64).

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.

Goodwin studied Byzantine history at Cambridge and is the author of Lords /5(). The Janissaries book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Janissaries comprised an élite corps in the service of the Ottom /5. The Janissaries comprised an élite corps in the service of the Ottoman Empire.

It was composed of war captives and Christian youths pressed into service; all of whom were converted to Islam and trained under the strictest discipline. In many ways, Jannisaries reflected Ottoman society, which was itself dominated by a military elite and where there was much greater social mobility than in.

The Janissary Tree is the first time Ive read anything by author Jason Goodwin. Set in Istanbul in the midth century it reminded me of My Name is Black, but this is a less ambitious novel. Still it is a very good one, but shorter and probably much more accessible to the casual/average reader/5.

To answer these questions, the book begins by exploring the origins of the Janissary corps with the careful selection of youths from Christian families in the Balkans.

It then introduces the pillars of the Ottoman state which these recruits were to serve, and depicts the victorious years of /5(8). Touching and enlightening at the same time, Twentieth-Century Janissary: An Orphan’s Search For Freedom, Family, and Heritage also invites the younger generation of Greeks to cherish their heritage and legacy.

This book is available in trade paperback, trade hardback, and eBook formats. About the author () Godfrey Goodwin taught art and architectural history at the University of the Bosphorus from to and is the author of several authoritative works, including Sinan: 2/5(1).

Does the exoticism of The Janissary Tree make Istanbul seem more inviting or more strange. Would you be interested in visiting Istanbul based on Goodwin's historical depiction of it in this book. Yashim is a great cook and all the murders in The Janissary Tree are, in effect, distorted recipes.

Do you think cookery gives Yashim space to. Being an Ottoman Janissary Meant War, Mutiny, and Baklava To overthrow the sultan, janissaries first threw over their cooking pots. by Anne Ewbank Author: Anne Ewbank. In The New People In Power, the second book of The Janissary trilogy, Field Marshal Konchak fights to reunite the empire and re-conquer breakaway regions, including his own native province.

In the village where he was born, the janissary comes face to face with his own past, as an ancient Oracle foretells a guastly : Firsid Barsa. About the Book. From the fifteenth to the sixteenth century, the janissaries were the scourge of Europe.

With their martial music, their muskets and their drilled march, it seemed that no one could withstand them.

Their loyalty to their corps was infinite as the Ottomans conquered the Balkans as far as the Danube, and Syria, Egypt and Iraq. “The King shall lose both head and crown ” In The Peasant War, the first book of this amazing trilogy, the ancient prophecy came to pass, as an army of serfs and janissaries overthrew the corrupt dynasty.

Janissary General Dmitry Konchak is now an unlikely hero of the Revolution -- a military genius who is squeamish and faints at the sight of blood, an effeminate drunkard, an outsider Author: Firsid Barsa. Soon, Yashim discovers a plot by the Janissaries, believed to be irretrievably disbanded, to stage a coup.

For hundreds of years, the religiously mystic Janissaries worked as the Empire’s protectorate, but in the end became corrupt and dangerous, and not only to the sultan but to the citizens of their own city, as they terrorized with fire.

Ebook: $ Paperback: $ Reluctantly volunteering for a dangerous mission, Captain Rick Galloway and his men are cut off in hostile territory when the CIA pulls out their support, an event that is further complicated when an alien spaceship arrives/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/5(9). Book reviews. The Janissary Tree It is difficult to imagine a more generous or more subtle realization of the word mystery than the experience of The Janissary Tree.

Michael Alec Rose is a professor of music at Vanderbilt University. The Janissary Tree By Jason Goodwin. Farrar, Straus $ Jason Goodwin.

JASON GOODWIN is the Edgar Award–winning author of the Investigator Yashim series. 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.

Context. Planet DC was an event in where DC Comics Annual issues introduced foreign heroes, then quickly forgot about them. Janissary was a new heroine from Turkey – somehow all 3 Planet DC characters from the Mediterranean were a chick with a sword.

These characters could be interesting though, especially with some rework. The Janissaries - Ebook written by Godfrey Goodwin.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Janissaries/5(2).

Book 1 in the five-part Investigator Yashim series, The Janissary Tree (), is a historical mystery novel by English author Jason Goodwin.

Set in s Istanbul, the story follows Investigator Yashim Togalu, a eunuch tasked with solving three different crimes. Buy a cheap copy of The Janissary Tree book by Jason Goodwin.

When Jason Goodwin explored the Ottoman Empire in Lords of the Horizons, The New York Times Book Review hailed it as a work of dazzling beauty the rare coming Free shipping over $/5(5).

The Janissary Tree Jason Goodwin, Author. Sarah Crichton/Farrar, Straus & Giroux $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Goodwin, the author of a.

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(27).

Set in s Istanbul, The Janissary Tree offers an intimate glimpse into the exotic world of the late Ottoman Empire. The mood in the Empire is conflicted, wavering between the desire to regenerate the declining traditions which maintained the Empire for centuries, and the forces of change which seek to revolutionize.

In Merlin hid his spell book, The Book of Eternity, from his half-brother Etrigan beneath an ancient Roman temple.

With the book was Sultan Suleiman's scimitar, enchanted by Merlin and buried in the sand like Arthur's sword Excalibur. Like Excalibur, only a brave and noble person could remove the scimitar from the sand.

Inafter an earthquake while working for the Red Crescent Gender: Female. The Janissary Tree, the first book in a new series, is set in a most extraordinary world and features a most extraordinary sleuth.

It is Europe is modernizing, and the Ottoman Empire must follow suit. But just before the sultan announces sweeping changes, a wave of murders threatens the fragile balance of power in his court.

This is an interesting book within the historical fiction genre. The main plot revolves around the Janissary conspiracy. The former elite fighting units that subjugated any army they came across in the medieval era were no more.

The sultan has banished and destroyed them, and they are staging a comeback. The setting is as fascinating as a place 4/5(). Jason Goodwin. JASON GOODWIN is the Edgar Award–winning author of the Investigator Yashim series. 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 : Jason Goodwin.

The Janissaries. [Godfrey Goodwin] -- "From the fifteenth to the sixteenth century, the janissaries were the scourge of Europe. They set up semi-independent states along the North African coast and even fought at sea. These are some of the questions which this book attempts to answer. It is the story Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0.

The Janissary Tree: A Novel by Jason Goodwin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Janissary Tree, the first book in a new series, is set in a most extraordinary world and features a most extraordinary is Europe is modernizing, and the Ottoman Empire must follow suit.

But just before the sultan announces sweeping changes, a wave of murders threatens the fragil. The Janissary Tree A Novel (Book): Goodwin, Jason: This first book in the Investigator Yashim series is a richly entertaining tale, full of exotic history and intrigue, introduces Investigator Yashim: In s Istanbul, an extra-ordinary hero tackles an extraordinary plot that threatens to topple the Ottoman Empire.

It is Europe is modernizing, and the Ottoman Empire must follow suit. Born in the yearJason Goodwin is an historian and an English writer. At Cambridge University, Jason studied Bryzantine History. After Gunpowder Gardens, Travel in China and India and a Time for Tea proved to be successful, Jason decided to walk from Poland to Turkey.

What other book might you compare Janissaries: The Theogony, Book 1 to and why. The book can be compared to most any other contemporary sci fi book around. The author's attempt to meld the world's religions into the book is a nice touch, but if you are very very highly religious and can't stand anything that seems like blasphemy to your faith.

JASON GOODWIN is the Edgar Award–winning author of the Investigator Yashim series. 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 n studied Byzantine history at Cambridge and.

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Mamelukes, the fourth book in the Janissaries series will be released in Junenow that Jerry Pournelle's son has put the final touches to it.

That prompted me to go back to the beginning of the story and I was pleased to hear it hold up to the memories of reading it when it was just off the presses.

Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVELThis first book in the Investigator Yashim series is a 5/5(2). The King orders the janissary to arrest the conspirators of the White Lodge, wealthy young aristocrats seeking to overthrow the newest recruit to their cause is Reiss Tselatse, whose tormented past has made him a fervent idealist, renouncing everything for the sake of the ses chance encounter and bizarre friendship Brand: Authorhouse.

The word janissary literally means ‘new soldier’ and the system of forced conscription, known as the devşirme (blood tax), took boys of around nine years old from their families and converted them to Islam before training them in the arts of war. Forbidden to marry and housed in communal barracks, every janissary was the personal property.