The Bastard of Istanbul

by Elif Shafak

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The Bastard of Istanbul

A second English-language tale by the author of The Saint of Incipient Insanities finds Turkish teen Asya coming of age under the wing of her tattoo-parlor owner mother and her three aunts, befriending a cousin from America, and discovering a secret that links her family to the 1915 Armenian deportations and massacres.

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Challenge: Read Around Asia Challenge
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Language: EN

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