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THE SULTAN’S HAREM by Colin Falconer | Kirkus Reviews

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She looked up, startled. But it will all count for nothing unless you get pregnant and bear the Sultan a son.

Entah lugu atau tolol. So, a good read, but a tad disappointing. Some of the story takes place in Venice, the Turks’ main rival for control of the Mediterranean, and the contrast between Turkish Moslem and Venetian Christian cultures in harrem very well highlighted.

Carefully clin coldly, she devises a plan to bear a child, remove the Sultan’s favorite, entice him to fall in love with her, and then secure her freedom and unprecedented marriage to the emperor. Sayangnya, Abbas tertangkap, dianiaya dan mengalami penderitaan fisik dan batin yang tak terperikan, dijual di pasar budak, sampai akhirnya diangkat menjadi Kapi Aga, penjaga tertinggi di Harem … dan kembali bertemu dengan Julia. What else was it they had said? But the young Sultan was often away at war and when he did return he neglected his harem for just one favourite wife.


The Sultan’s Harem

One day you will wait with a hundred other girls in the court of the harem, pearls and jewels glittering in the sun. But the young Sultan was often away at war and when he did return he neglected his harem for just one favourite wife. Count per Day Total visitors: As Hurrem’s victims mount and the sultan’s power grows fainter and fainter it soon becomes apparent that Hurrem is in over her head and has made more enemies than friends. And I found some of the story line completely unbelievable, b I’m still trying to decide how I feel about this one.

I know that lot of readers did not liked this kind of view, but I say “why not? Why then did he forsake his harem for the love of just one woman, and marry her in defiance of the centuries-old code of the Osmanlis? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

From medieval Venice to the slave markets hardm Algiers, from the mountains of Persia to the forbidden seraglio of the Ottoman’s greatest sultan, this is a tale of passion and intrigue in a world where nothing is really as it seems. A few years ago he stopped writing. Lists with This Book.

Life in an Ottoman Harem by Colin Falconer

Bestselling author Colin Falconer offers an irresistible glimpse into a world of intrigue, sensuality, and violence, where an empire can be controlled not by the might of its ruler, but by the women hidden behind the Harem walls. He lived for many years in the beautiful Margaret River region in WA, and helped raise two beautiful daughters with his late wife, Helen.


In that sense I think Sharon Kay Penman’s books about the Plantagenets are a little better written for entertainment value.

View all 10 comments. Jan 24, Mercedes rated it really liked it Shelves: I can see why some would like or even love this book This is the astonishing story of Suleiman, the one they called the Magnificent, and the woman he loved.

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You might just as easily be neglected and harme. She soon forgot her initial anxiety and did not even notice the tall, slender figure in the white turban until his shadow fell across her lap. About a stupid boy who let his horse fall on top of him. No trivia or quizzes yet. But one young Russian concubine inside his seraglio was not content to allow fate decide the course of her life. Menurutku rasanya kelihaian si Hurrem ini terlalu berlebihan.

Fortunately he had a sense of humour.