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The Oracle of Stamboul

£12.99

Product description

A magical historical novel about an astonishing eight-year-old girl in the last days of the Ottoman Empire. It is 1877, on the shores of the Black Sea, and the omens for the newborn Eleonora Cohen are hardly promising. Not only does her mother die in childbirth, but her village is being attacked by the Tsar's Royal Cavalry. However, despite this bad beginning, a sour stepmother and a traumatic journey in the hold of a ship, young Eleonora grows into a remarkably clever but very engaging child. And when a heartbreaking tragedy leaves her marooned in Istanbul, where spies and boarded-up harems and sudden death are as much a part of life as delicious spices, Paris fashions and rosewater, it is Eleonora's extraordinary courage and character which lead her straight to the Sultan's court, and to her salvation. 1st edition with dust jacket , signed by author. Not price-clipped.

Item details

Added value:
signed by author
Author(s):
Michael David Lucas
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st edition.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0755377699
ISBN-13:
9780755377695
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Headline Review
Title:
The oracle of Stamboul

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A magical historical novel about an astonishing eight-year-old girl in the last days of the Ottoman Empire. It is 1877, on the shores of the Black Sea, and the omens for the newborn Eleonora Cohen are hardly promising. Not only does her mother die in childbirth, but her village is being attacked by the Tsar's Royal Cavalry. However, despite this bad beginning, a sour stepmother and a traumatic journey in the hold of a ship, young Eleonora grows into a remarkably clever but very engaging child. And when a heartbreaking tragedy leaves her marooned in Istanbul, where spies and boarded-up harems and sudden death are as much a part of life as delicious spices, Paris fashions and rosewater, it is Eleonora's extraordinary courage and character which lead her straight to the Sultan's court, and to her salvation. 1st edition with dust jacket , signed by author. Not price-clipped.

Added value:
signed by author
Author(s):
Michael David Lucas
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st edition.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0755377699
ISBN-13:
9780755377695
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Headline Review
Title:
The oracle of Stamboul

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