A gripping tale of murder in 19th-century Istanbul (DAILY EXPRESS 23.02.07
White clearly understands the culture and the period in profound detail... It's rare to find a writer with such a passion for authenticity who can still serve up a compelling story (THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 18.03.07
A powerful blend of murder mystery and romance set in the Ottoman Court
About the Author
Jenny White is a tenured professor of anthropology at Boston University, specializing in Turkish studies. She's written monographs on 20th-century politics and has been studying the Islamic party that recently won the elections in Turkey. Her book on that party became required reading in the State Department.