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Arabesk

Author: Barbara Nadel
Publisher: London : Headline, ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When the wife of one of Istanbul's best known popular singers is found dead and his baby daughter missing, the newly promoted Inspector Suleyman, scion of one of Turkey's most aristocratic families, finds himself plunged into the magnificently vulgar, overblown world of Arabesk music, dominated by an ageing star, the monstrous chanteuse, Tansu.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Nadel
ISBN: 0747262195 9780747262190
OCLC Number: 47193458
Description: 407 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Nadel.

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`Particularly interesting for its discussion of Turkish customs and beliefs' * Sunday Telegraph * `The delight of the Nadel book is the sense of being taken beneath the surface of an ancient city Read more...

 
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