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snake stone

Margaret James

snake stone

by Margaret James

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Sutton : Seven House, 1993.

StatementMargaret James.
The Physical Object
Pagination314p. ;
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19054049M
ISBN 10033039648X

Get this from a library! The snake stone. [Jason Goodwin] -- "When a French archaeologist arrives in s Istanbul determined to track down a lost Byzantine treasure, the local Greek communities are uncertain how to react; the man seems dangerously.   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 Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

At times, The Snake Stone feels bottom-heavy, the historical backstory causing the narrative to occasionally stall. But the character of Yashim is always mysterious and intriguing as he floats effortlessly between two worlds, using his wits to unravel the mystery of these gruesome murders which end up hinging on a tatty paperbound copy of book. The Snake Stone A Novel (Book): Goodwin, Jason. Curbside Services now available. Allow 1 week for returned items to be removed from accountNo late fines. ×.

The snake stone. [Jason Goodwin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jason Goodwin. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. In Genesis, the snake is introduced as "more cunning than any of the creatures of the field that the LORD God had made" (Genesis ). He's a creature, but a smart one. In the book of Revelation, Satan is called "the ancient serpent" (Revelation , ), which refers to the snake in Genesis. So in the New Testament the snake is Satan.


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But whe /5. So, this month I read the next 3 books in the series (The Snake Stone, The Bellini Card and An Evil Eye) and am almost finished book 5 (The Baklava Club).

The books are set in Istanbul at the time of the Ottoman Empire and the main character is Yashim, a eunuch formerly from the Sultan's harem but given per Sometimes when I read an author I /5. In an unexpected way, the idea for The Snake-Stone came from one of my other novels, Dear Nobody.

I was asked to dramatise Dear Nobody for the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, and one day in rehearsals Sean McLevy, the actor playing Chris the teenage hero, said to me “There’s a line you give me in this play that reminds me of a week in my life.”.

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Harry Potter talks to the snake. In both the book and in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the snake winks at Harry. In real life, snakes are unable to wink, as they have no eyelids. In the film, the boa constrictor was replaced by a Burmese python.

The stone mentioned by the French writer is not a snake stone. It is a chemically created object which has the tendency to absorb poisons. It absorbs poison of snakes and hence the name “snake-stone”. Please note that it is not the same snake stone mentioned in classics. Snake-stone is a bright lustrous blue stone which is very rare.

A scene in The Jungle Book involving Kaa the snake. haha. Jason Goodwin's second book "The Snake Stone" sees the return of the Turkish, crime-solving eunuch Yashim Togalu. I'm pleased to report that Goodwin's second book was as fun to read as his first, The Janissary Tree: A Novel".

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

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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.

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So, this month I read the next 3 books in the series (The Snake Stone, The Bellini Card and An Evil Eye) and am almost finished book 5 (The Baklava Club). The books are set in Istanbul at the time of the Ottoman Empire and the main character is Yashim, a eunuch formerly from the Sultan's harem but given permission to live outside the palace.

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).

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