Shop

Cutting the Throat

eBook (PDF), 421 Pages
(1 Ratings)
Price: $1.99
Summer 1452 - The Ottoman Prime Minister Halil-Pasha has failed to contain his young Sultan’s lust for war against the Byzantine Empire. Reconciled that the conflict is inevitable, he tries to undermine Sultan Mehmet’s chances of success, hoping that in the aftermath of failure, the army will rid him of the young upstart. Mehmet has, however, strong allies in his trusted advisor Zaganos-Pasha and the Janissary Commander Mesut. Together they manage to cut the Bosphorous Straight (throat in Turkish), isolating Constantinople from allies and supplies. In the city, Mario Orsini’s medical expertise wins him new friends and fame, but not enough to convince Vincent diCastillo, the Venetian Commander, that he would be a worthy husband for his sister Ella. Against the backdrop of Mario’s growing love for Ella, political feuding and religious in-fighting break out among the city's defenders.
Available in PDF Format

Ratings & Reviews

Log in to review this item
1 Person Reviewed This Product
  • By Deux Voiliers Publishing
    Feb 26, 2012
    By Deux Voiliers Publishing Cutting the Throat is the second part of the Marching to Byzantium Trilogy, an impressive work of research and prose.The author, Brenda Ray, a young Canadian teacher who lived many years in Istanbul, has really brought to life the political intrigue and religious zealotry of the fifteen century. Ray's development of believable characters and his skillful use of dialogue to bridge the narrative passages make this novel a real page-turner and a credit to the genre of historical fiction. Cheers, Con Cú Author of Soldier, Lily, Peace and Pearls
Refreshing...
There are no reviews for previous versions of this product
Refreshing...

Product Details

Edition
First E-Book Edition
Published
February 26, 2012
Language
English
Pages
421
File Format
PDF
File Size
1.82 MB
Product ID
18915817

Formats for this Ebook

PDF
Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes
Report This Content to Lulu >

Moderation of Questionable Content

Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, please contact our support team directly.

How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?

Keywords

Listed In

More From Brendan Ray

see more >
Sultans, Viziers and Alchemists Sultans, Viziers and... By Brendan Ray Paperback:
$12.50 $8.75
Cutting the Throat Cutting the Throat By Brendan Ray Paperback:
$14.50 $10.15
The Fall of Constantinople The Fall of... By Brendan Ray Paperback:
$12.00 $8.40
Marching to Byzantium Marching to Byzantium By Brendan Ray Paperback:
$35.00 $24.50