Ottoman Odyssey - Scott, Alev
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR. A journey across the former Ottoman Empire reveals its legacy and the integral diversity threatened amid rising nationalism.

Produktbeschreibung
SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR. A journey across the former Ottoman Empire reveals its legacy and the integral diversity threatened amid rising nationalism.
  • Produktdetails
  • Riverrun
  • Verlag: Quercus Publishing
  • Seitenzahl: 292
  • Erscheinungstermin: 5. September 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 126mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 228g
  • ISBN-13: 9781784293710
  • ISBN-10: 1784293717
  • Artikelnr.: 55548054
Autorenporträt
A lovely, lyrical and always insightful account that is as much about the present as the past. A joy from start to finish,Beautifully written with clear-eyed judgements and a sharp ear for fascinating anecdote and memorable characters. Exhilarating and often eye-opening, it shows this crucial region of the world from a new perspective. Essential reading for anyone interested in Turkey and its history,Alev Scott approaches the crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean by side roads and unfrequented channels. Her book is clear, bright, humane and never disheartened.,Brilliantly written with a real feel for character, the book is a pleasure to read and an erudite lesson in a fascinating chapter of Modern History. An indispensable addition to our understanding of the Middle East today.,Alev Scott presents us with a sincere and straightforward analysis of a country that continues to bewilder many, East and West,Moving and amusing,Beautifully written - combines history, travel writing and personal discovery . . . Scott's writing is lyrical . . . She writes with a maturity and insight that belies her age, and is surely a rising star of the literary world. Her overall message is one of optimism.,Despite the bloody histories and ugly contemporary realities she seeks to investigate, Scott is always entertaining. She regales her reader with witty pen portraits.