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Land of the Blind (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 17)

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781472254184

Price: £19.99

ON SALE: 15th February 2018

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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A body is found in the ruined Constantinople hippodrome: a woman, clutching a piece of red stone. She’s recently given birth, but there’s no sign of the baby. Inspector Cetin Ikmen discovers she was a Byzantine specialist on a crusade to protect the historic but now squalid areas of Istanbul that her enemy, property developer Ahmet Oden, seeks to destroy and rebuild. As Ikmen searches for the lost child and the truth behind her death, the people of Istanbul rise up in protest against their government in Gezi Park, and the city lurches into chaos and anger. Against this background, Ikmen will unravel a tale of ancient hostility and modern desires, where the truth is concealed within the secret history of this antique city.

(P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

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Ever topical, with her finger on the pulse of modern Turkey, Barbara Nadel's latest Inspector Ikmen novel takes place to a backdrop of the Gezi Park protests...gripping...fast-paced
Today’s Zaman
'There's no one quite like Nadel... Seamlessly weaving together so many diverse threads is the work of a master with her finger firmly on the city's pulse... Gripping'
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