Lonely Planet Istanbul (City Guide)

Lonely Planet Istanbul (City Guide)

‘Constantinople: City of the World’s Desire, 1453-1924’ by Philip Mansel (John Murray, 2006, 30TL, pp 528)

‘Constantinople: City of the World’s Desire, 1453-1924’ by Philip Mansel (John Murray, 2006, 30TL, pp 528)

Quick Guide Istanbul  (2009 - 2011) by Serif Yenen Softcover with 384 pages  More than 225 full-color photographs, maps, plans, 3D reconstruction drawings  ISBN 978-975-94638-8-5  Special Sales  "Quick Guide Istanbul" is available at special discount for bulk purchases (100 copies or more) for promotions or premiums. US $6.95

Quick Guide Istanbul (2009 - 2011) by Serif Yenen Softcover with 384 pages More than 225 full-color photographs, maps, plans, 3D reconstruction drawings ISBN 978-975-94638-8-5 Special Sales "Quick Guide Istanbul" is available at special discount for bulk purchases (100 copies or more) for promotions or premiums. US $6.95

Turkey, A Short History by Norman Stone. Prize-winning author, Oxford professor, journalist, foreign policy advisor, aficionado on all things Turkish, historian.

Turkey, A Short History by Norman Stone. Prize-winning author, Oxford professor, journalist, foreign policy advisor, aficionado on all things Turkish, historian.

Memed My Hawk, is 1955 novel by Yasar Kemal. It was Kemal's debut novel and is the first novel in his İnce Memed tetralogy. The novel won the Turkey's highest literary prize (Varlik) for that year and earned Kemal a national reputation. The book was translated into English by Edouard Roditi, thus gaining Kemal his first exposure to English-speaking readers. Until the publication of Orhan Pamuk's My Name is Red and Snow, İnce Memed was the best-known Turkish novel published since World War…

Memed My Hawk, is 1955 novel by Yasar Kemal. It was Kemal's debut novel and is the first novel in his İnce Memed tetralogy. The novel won the Turkey's highest literary prize (Varlik) for that year and earned Kemal a national reputation. The book was translated into English by Edouard Roditi, thus gaining Kemal his first exposure to English-speaking readers. Until the publication of Orhan Pamuk's My Name is Red and Snow, İnce Memed was the best-known Turkish novel published since World War…

A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world’s great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms. His portrait of his city is thus also a self-portrait, refracted by memory and the melancholy–or hüzün– that all Istanbullus share: the sadness that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire.

A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world’s great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms. His portrait of his city is thus also a self-portrait, refracted by memory and the melancholy–or hüzün– that all Istanbullus share: the sadness that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire.

Taking the reader on foot through Istanbul, the European City of Culture 2010, the authors describe the historic monuments and sites of what was once Constantinople and the capital, in turn, of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, in the context of the great living city.

Taking the reader on foot through Istanbul, the European City of Culture 2010, the authors describe the historic monuments and sites of what was once Constantinople and the capital, in turn, of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, in the context of the great living city.

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