41 min

Like a Sword Wound by Ahmet Altan The Book Club Review

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Looking for something a little off the beaten path for your reading pile? Join us as we discuss Like A Sword Wound (trans. Brendan Freely and Yelda Türedi) by renowned Turkish writer Ahmet Altan. Volume one of a quartet, it traces not only the social currents of the final years of the Ottoman Empire but also the erotic and emotional lives of its characters. Like A Sword Wound has been described as the Turkish War & Peace. Did Laura's book club agree? Journalist Philip Chaffee joins us to discuss it.

Looking for something a little off the beaten path for your reading pile? Join us as we discuss Like A Sword Wound (trans. Brendan Freely and Yelda Türedi) by renowned Turkish writer Ahmet Altan. Volume one of a quartet, it traces not only the social currents of the final years of the Ottoman Empire but also the erotic and emotional lives of its characters. Like A Sword Wound has been described as the Turkish War & Peace. Did Laura's book club agree? Journalist Philip Chaffee joins us to discuss it.

41 min