The Ghosts of Smyrna

November 1, 2013|
The Ghosts of Smyrna by Loren Edizel
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The Ghosts of Smyrna is a historical novel which tells the story of the events leading to the great fire of Smyrna (Izmir) in 1922, through the trials and tribulations of a Levantine family caught up in the turmoil. The fire, which destroyed not only a beautiful and ancient city but also a multicultural way of life that had blossomed there over centuries, occurred at the end of the war of independence led by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk against the occupying European countries. The story takes place in the period between World War I and the great fire that destroyed the city
Loren Edizel was born in Izmir, Turkey and has lived in Canada most of her life. The Ghosts of Smyrna was published in Turkey in 2008 by Senocak Yayinlari (trans. Roza Hakmen) and a short story "The Conch" appeared (November 2009) in Turkish translation as part of an anthology entitled Izmir in Women's Stories. "The Imam...
Title:The Ghosts of Smyrna
Product dimensions:200 pages, 8.77 X 5.81 X 0.53 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 8.77 X 5.81 X 0.53 in
Published:November 1, 2013
Publisher:Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927494226

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