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Like A Sword Wound (The Ottoman Quartet)

Like A Sword Wound (The Ottoman Quartet)
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Like A Sword Wound (The Ottoman Quartet)
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  • ISBN: 9781787701540
58,40 Lei
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“A deeply compelling and immersive narrative about love, desire, loneliness and landscape.”―Elif Shafak

Altan’s Ottoman Quartet spans the fifty years between the final decades of the 19th century and the post-WWI rise of Atatürk as both unchallenged leader and visionary reformer of the new Turkey. The four books tell the stories of an unforgettable cast of characters, among them: an Ottoman army officer, the Sultan’s personal doctor, a scion of the royal house whose Western education brings him into conflict with his family’s legacy, and a beguiling Turkish aristocrat who, while fond of her emancipated life in Paris, finds herself drawn to a conservative Muslim spiritual leader. Intrigue, betrayal, love, war, progress, and tradition provide a colourful backdrop against which their lives play out. All the while, the society to which they belong is transforming, and the Sublime Empire disintegrates. Here is a Turkish saga reminiscent of War and Peace, that traces not only the social currents of the time but also the erotic and emotional lives of its characters.
Detalii
Autor ALTAN, Ahmet
An apariţie 2018
Editura Europa Editions
Nr pagini 320
Dimensiuni 20.9 x 13.6 cm
Format Paperback
Cuvinte cheie: ahmet altan