A K Aramadan Evvel, D N Bir, Ya Benden Nas L Bir K Olur Nsan N Sevdas Karakterinin Yans Mas D R Sen Kavgac Isen, Ha Bire Fkeli, A K Da Bir Cenk Gibi Ya Ars N G Nl Pak Olan N Sevgisi De Saf Olur U Hayatta Insan En Ok Sevdiklerini Ac T R En Derin Yaralar Ailede A L R, Kabuk Tutsa Bile Kanar Hik Ye, I Ten I E Att M Z Her Ad M, Yapt M Z Her I Te Kendimizi Yans T R Z Budur Z Lmesi Gereken Bilmece . . This is such a phenomenal interesting page turning very enjoyable novel I was drawn into the storytelling instantly I THINK EVERY ONE OF MY FRIENDS WILL BE TOO..it s mesmerizing and brilliant This is also my first book by Elif Shafak It won t be the last I ve not read another book quite like this one It s rich in Turkish Kirdish culture yet its literary fiction written in English I can t ever remember reading a novel about an honor killing in the Muslim culture Had Elif Shafak not been such a gifted storyteller it could have felt like reading Wikipedia But this novel was equally fascinating historically as it was emotionally Iskender Toprak was only 16 years of age, Turkish Kirdish origin, when he stabbed his mother, Pembe Toprak, to death in Hackney in an act of honour killing in front of his family Home on Lavender Grove Pembe, 33 years old, mother of three, Iskender, Esma, and Yunus , had an extramarital affair Pembe, no longer lived with her husband, Adem, who has a gambling addiction , although they remained married When the father is absent, the mother s honour is guarded by the eldest son, which in this case was Iskender Police were investigating whether the teenager acted alone o
I am so blown away by this novel, I can t even begin The Guardian review saying that Shafak s writing style is similar to Isabel Allende is correct Shafak like Allende, is able to tell a story from the point of view of many characters without being confusing However Shafak also has something of Amin Malouf in that she writes about cultural identities Most of all, Elif Shafak has her own unique style that combines historical fiction,cultural issues, a little bit of spirituality without being preachy or religious and just plain good storytelling I could not put this book down The subject matter might make it seem like it would be a downer, however it s not, it s bittersweet Rath
. .. if there is no harmony inside that person, he will always be angry A heart touching novel about the misleading meaning of honor in the east and some other countries all over the world , honor that concerned only with bodies, women bodies This is the story of Pembe and Jamila , Kurdish Turkish twins and their suffering though life among the retardation ,superstition and injustice.After reading the Bastard of Istanbul i decided to read for Elif afak , she handles important and complicated cases in such fantastic rationality and neutrality , there are no bad guys, only there are humans that as much as they make mistakes she keep giving an explanations for their attitudes As the bad Community that Adam brought up in was a reason to his transformation to that bad father , and the same reason why he didn t marry the one he loved The way that Adam was , was one of the reason to make Iskender the angry teenager Never had it occurred to him that you could deceive the person you held dear It was his first lesson in the complexity of love The lies that the mother Pembe lied when she promised him as he was a child that she would not make the doctor circumscribe him , and when he trusted his father that he would not kill the sheep but then they let him down , they lied , they lost him at these points but they didn t recognized that until he did his crime And t
I am blown away , I am actually at a loss of words There are so many thoughts going around in my head about this marvellous book I just need to let time pass in order to fully grasp everything Just wow, plain and simple as that Did I say wow Wow Esma nam u ovom romanu pripovijeda o nekoliko generacija svoje porodice svojoj majci i tetki, nani, svom ocu i njegovoj porodici, o svojoj bra i i sebi Njena majka i tetka ro ene su 40ih godina XX vijeka na obali Eufrata kao sedmo i osmo dijete Blizankinje su, a njihovi ivoti kre u razli itim putanjama nakon to se Pembe, Esmina majka, seli u London, a njena sestra, Esmina tetka, D emile, ostaje u rodnom kraju.Elif je u ovom romanu uspjela na tako vje t na in ispri ati sudbinu nekoliko generacija Roman prati doga aje 40ih, 70ih i 90ih godina Svako poglavlje pripovijeda drugi lik i svako se radnjom nadovezuje na prethodno sve dok u kona nici ne dobijemo potpunu sliku doga aja koji su prethodili raspadu Esmine porodice Ono to je posebno zanimljivo je slika Londona 70ih godina i predrasude njegovih stanovnika prema ljudima druge rase i re
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- 448 pages
- Elif Shafak
- 04 March 2017 Elif Shafak