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Lion of Janina; or, the Last Days of the Janissaries

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ISBN-10: 1113803703

ISBN-13: 9781113803702

Edition: N/A

Authors: M�r J�kai, R. Nisbet Bain

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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1898 Original Publisher: Harper
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List price: $29.75
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 308
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.64" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Mor Jokai, an author of romances who enjoyed great popularity in his day, was a sort of Jules Verne of Hungary who became known throughout Europe. He wrote more than 100 novels. Though weak in characterization, Jokai was a master of suspense and fantastic---sometimes "scientific"---adventure, which took place in exotic settings and was colored by his own exuberant optimism. The Dark Diamond (1870) and The Man with the Golden Touch (1872, sometimes translated A Modern Midas) are his two outstanding tales.