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Two girls

Author: Perihan Mağden
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's summer in Istanbul and the body of a young man is discovered in a local lake. The air is oppressive as Behiye prepares to enter one of Turkey's most prestigious universities. Angry, overweight, embarrassed by her parents and contemptuous of her older brother - who is traumatised after serving as an army commando - Behiye longs for some salvation from her teenage despair. In the week before she starts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Perihan Mağden
ISBN: 1852428996 9781852428990
OCLC Number: 61529269
Language Note: Text in English, translated from the Turkish.
Description: 249 p. ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Iki genç kizin romani.
Responsibility: Perihan Magden ; translated by Brendan Freely.

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"It's summer in Istanbul and the body of a young man is discovered in a local lake. The air is oppressive as Behiye prepares to enter one of Turkey's most prestigious universities. Angry, overweight, embarrassed by her parents and contemptuous of her older brother - who is traumatised after serving as an army commando - Behiye longs for some salvation from her teenage despair. In the week before she starts university she is introduced to Handan - a beautiful, gentle girl who will change Behiye's life forever." "In spite of their different backgrounds, the two girls embark upon an intense relationship and a secret plan to escape their dysfunctional families."--Jacket.

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