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By Richard Stoneman

From Herodotus to Freya Stark, writers were encouraged by means of Turkey, a assorted kingdom on the crossroads of heritage, for millennia. right here, Richard Stoneman describes in vigorous element the extraordinary literature they produced. At a time while Turkey’s place at the fringe can be set to alter to a deeper involvement in Europe, the necessity to comprehend the rustic is much more compelling. the variety of shuttle writing represented during this e-book indicates how, whereas political conditions may possibly swap, the trap of Turkey continues to be constant.

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