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Girl from the Golden Horn, the (1938) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Set in 1928, Kurban Said’s classic novel of thwarted love, exile, and desire explores the clash of values between conservative prewar Istanbul and decadent postwar Berlin, as well as the tensions between Muslims and Christians. Ultimately, it is the story of one girl’s choice between two worlds.

Asiadeh Anbara and her father, once members of the Turkish royal court, have fled the collapse of the Ottoman empire to start a new life in Berlin. Years earlier Asiadeh had been engaged to a Turkish prince, but now, under the spell of the West, the nineteen-year-old Muslim girl falls in love and marries a Viennese doctor, an “unbeliever.” When the prince reappears, Asiadeh finds herself torn between the marriage she made in good faith and the promise made long ago.

Original title: Das Mädchen vom Goldenen Horn
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionEthnic And Multicultural

Edition #1: The Girl from the Golden Horn

The Girl from the Golden Horn (2001)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Jenia Graman
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The Girl from the Golden Horn (2003)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Anchor Books
ISBN: 140003082X
Pages: 288

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