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And at the heart of his palace is the Sultan’s vast Harem, the domain of hundreds of scented, pampered women–some wives, some concubines, some merely slaves.

This week on Excerpt Thursday, we’re welcoming renowned historical fiction author Colin Falconer. It is almost a mirror book to one that was written before by the Ukrainian author who facloner course described her more kindly and with a great insight into development of her character.

Terrific characters, well researched, really transports you back to the peak of the Ottoman Empire during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent, this book weaves a story about the beginning of the decline of the Empire, summed up in the name of Suleyman’s successor, Salim the Sot.

Harem seolah menjadi etalase wanita-wanita cantik yang diambil dari seluruh penjuru kekhalifahan, dikarantina dari pengaruh luar, dan dijaga oleh para petugas khusus yang telah dikebiri.

She damned near fainted. Lynelle Clark rated it really liked it Mar 25, He emigrated to Australia where he helped a mate establish a new advertising agency. She giggled, then stifled it. Yg sejak kecil di dlm istana, yg sudah selayaknya memperkuat jaringan mata-mata utk menangkap kasak-kusuk dan segala jenis rahasia kotor di lingkungan istana. Dulu, aku ngefans banget sama Putri Huan Zhu.



But I really wanted to be a writer, not a copywriter. Crown Publishing Group Imprint: Want to Read saving…. Who gave you that name? Ia memimpin tentara Turki Utsmani menaklukkan Belgrade, Rhodesia, dan sebagian besar Hongaria sebelum berhasil dipukul mundur dalam Pengepungan Wina pada No girl had been so favoured since he had assumed the throne.

Now I just have to stay there. Cindy Woods rated it really liked it Nov 23, From medieval Venice to the slave markets of Algiers, from the mountains of Persia to the forbidden seraglio of the Ottoman’s greatest sultan, this oclin a tale of passion and intrigue in a world where nothing is really as it seems.

Unusual Historicals: Excerpt Thursday: Harem by Colin Falconer

She despises the man who tore her from her home as just another bauble to hare, to his vast harem, and whom she must amuse endlessly lest she be tossed callously aside bu another girl in the harem. I wish that story had taken more of the book — there would have been room then for a more satisfying ending t There are really two stories that are mixed here, and I found the transition from one to the other difficult to make.

This book is not falcondr featured on Listopia. We got the account! Shellie rated it liked it Nov 23, Menurutku rasanya kelihaian si Hurrem ini terlalu berlebihan.

Insanely jealous, deceptive, cunning, and irresistibly beautiful Hurrem soon has no trouble convincing the sultan to break numerous traditions on her behalf and schemes to make her son the next sultan. I do not know? Dimitrina Fandakova rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Secara urutan, Mustafa-lah yang berhak meneruskan takhta Sulaiman.


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Subscribe to our blog! Follow Colin on Twitter. Suzette rated it really liked it Dec 28, Entah lugu atau tolol. You are on your way. They could not pronounce my name.

She should beg his forgiveness for breaking the silence. As you already know, I am a fan of novels set around the Ottoman bby.

Life in an Ottoman Harem by Colin Falconer | Historical Fiction eBooks

Atau at least mencoba. The Venice story didn’t hold my interest as well falcoenr the story set inside the Harem — that story had complex characters, with very complex motivations and intrigue. After failing to make the grade as a professional football player, he travelled around Asia; his experiences in Bangkok and India later inspired his thriller VENOM, and his adventures in the jungles of the Golden Triangle of Burma and Laos were also filed away for later, the basis of his OPIUM series about the underworld drug trade.