Birds Without Wings

Author(s): Louis De Bernieres
Original Publish Date: Dec 18, 2007
Product Number: EB00170078
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307424990
Publisher: Vintage
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In his first novel since Corelli's Mandolin, Louis de BerniEres 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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Author(s): Louis De Bernieres
Narrator(s): John Lee
Product Number Z100026453
Released: Oct 17, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780739353264