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Turkey’s lost voices

Ece Temelkuran’s new book examines the country’s landscape post-coup—and surveys its political history

By A special correspondent  

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has met Thursday with Devlet Bahceli, the leader of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party, to discuss plans for constitutional reforms that would usher in a presidential system expanding Erdogan's powers.(Kayhan Ozer, Presidential Press Service, Pool photo via AP)

Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy by Ece Temelkuran, translated by Zeynep Beler, Zed Books, £12.99

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