By Maureen Freely
(Overlook Books, Hardcover, 9781590200742, 384pp.)

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback

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The celebrated translator of Orhan Pamuk's Nobel Prize-winning "Snow" offers an arresting vision of contemporary Turkey, in a story of first love, betrayal, and one American girl trapped in the fray.

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"A story almost impossible to summarize but hard to forget. Freely is an almost perversely original writer. . .A brave, unflinching work of art."-The Washington Post Book World

"[Freely] possesses an exceptional command of language...An ingenious novel about appearance and reality. . .You will not put it down."-Library Journal (starred review)

"A complex, often riveting novel...quietly stunning."-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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