By Ece Temelkuran,Zeynep Beler
Starting with the fundamental query "what is this place?", award-winning journalist and novelist Ece Temelkuran courses us via her "beloved country". In difficult the authoritarian AKP executive – for which she misplaced her task as a journalist – Temelkuran attracts energy and knowledge from humans, locations and inventive expression.
The result's a fantastically rendered account of the struggles, hopes and tragedies which make Turkey what it truly is this day. Lamenting the commercialisation and authoritarianism which more and more characterises Turkish society, Temelkuran sees wish within the Gezi Park protests of 2013, the electoral leap forward of the revolutionary HDP get together in 2015 and within the basic kindness of standard people.
Much greater than both elementary heritage or memoir, Turkey: the Insane the Melancholy is like sitting with a pleasant stranger who, over raki or espresso, finds the secrets and techniques of this wealthy and complicated kingdom – the old "bridge" among east and west.
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