Lords of the Horizons : A History of the Ottoman Empire

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The Ottoman Empire has long exerted a strong pull on Western minds and hearts. For over six hundred years the Empire swelled and declined; rising from a dusty fiefdom in the foothills of Anatolia to a power which ruled over the Danube and the Euphrates with the richest court in Europe. But its decline was prodigious, protracted, and total.

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"A fascinating read... a perfect companion for anyone who visits Turkey and wants to make sense of it and those countries it once ruled'" (The Times)

"As plush as a Turkish carpet... Godwin weaves together the threads of barbarism and civilisation with dazzling panache" (Piers Brendon Mail on Sunday)

"So rich, so detailed and so astonishing as to be a book of wonders in itself" (Jan Morris Independent)

"Perhaps the most readable history ever written on anything" (Time Out)

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Love it or hate it - this is the book that changed my life! So if you'd like to know more about it - or about The Janissary Tree, my new thriller set in Ottoman Istanbul - you might want to take a look at jasongoodwin.net.

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