Birds Without Wings

Birds Without Wings

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Item #: 070201
ISBN: 9781400079322
Grades: 8-AD

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In his first novel since Corelli's Mandolin, Louis de Bernires creates a world, populates it with characters as real as our best friends, and launches it into the maelstrom of twentieth-century history. The setting is a small village in southwestern Anatolia in the waning years of the Ottoman Empire. Everyone there speaks Turkish, though they write it in Greek letters. It's a place that has room for a professional blasphemer; where a brokenhearted aga finds solace in the arms of a Circassian courtesan who isn't Circassian at all; where a beautiful Christian girl named Philothei is engaged to a Muslim boy named Ibrahim. But all of this will change when Turkey enters the modern world. Epic in sweep, intoxicating in its sensual detail, Birds Without Wings is an enchantment.

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Library Builders
Grade Start
8
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9781400079322
Author
Louis De Bernieres
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Vintage Books
Weight
0.95 (lbs.)
Dimensions
8.0" x 5.25" x 1.0"
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