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Illuminating the human heart

The Nobel winner of 2006 has defied the prize’s curse to write a rich novel that is both a tragic love story and an epic poem, nestled in its setting of Istanbul
Julian Evans  

Tales from the Bosporus

Turkey's new Islamic government has not been welcomed by the country's westernised professional women. Maureen Freely, who went to school in Istanbul with the children of the cosmopolitan elite, remembers their past enthusiasm for the anti-imperialist struggle and the price…
Maureen Freely