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The Drowning Guard - a book by Lafferty, Linda

The Drowning Guard

A Novel of the Ottoman Empire

The Drowning Guard( )
Author: Lafferty, Linda
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Imprint:Amazon.Com Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
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Each morning in the hour before dawn, a silent boat launches on the Bosphorous, moving swiftly into the deepest part of the waters halfway between Europe and Asia, where a man will die...In a gender reversal of Scheherazade in The Arabian Nights: Tales from a 1,001 Nights, Ottoman princess Esma Sultan seduces a different Christian lover each night, only to have him drowned in the morning. The Sultaness's true passion burns only for the Christian-born soldier charged with carrying out...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.3 x 1 Inches

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