The novel in which the historical fabric of Istanbul plays a major role, is about a chase full of interesting characters and mysterious clues, and is likely to become a modern detective story classic for children. Gülsevin Kıral, with her simple language and great narration, tells eleven year old Mustafa’s efforts to solve a case while trying to impress Elif.
Whole adventure started with a newspaper ad: “Detective Assistant Wanted.” During summer holiday, Mustafa wants to work in the bureau of private detective Ömer Hepçözer –his father’s long time policeman friend. But he immediately finds himself in the middle of trouble. Something strange is happening to the major monuments in Istanbul. Some thieves seem to have incredible plans on… the city itself!