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The bastard of Istanbul

Author: Elif Shafak
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2015. ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One rainy afternoon in Istanbul, a woman walks into a doctor's surgery. 'I need to have an abortion', she announces. She is nineteen years old and unmarried. What happens that afternoon will change  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elif Shafak
ISBN: 9780241972908 0241972906
OCLC Number: 925309922
Notes: Originally published: New York: Viking, 2007.
Awards: Long-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2008
Description: 1 volume ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Elif Shafak.

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Overflows with a kitchen sink's worth of zany characters ... an entertaining and insightful ensemble novel that posits the universality of family, culture and coincidence -- (starred review) * Read more...

 
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