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Charles King

3.74 of 5 Votes: 1
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Odessa. Splendore e tragedia di una città di sogno (2013)
language
English
3.69 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Great read! I've postponed reading a monograph on Odessa since a few years ago when I was due to move there for a job, which in the end didn't happen. As a Romanian, it was painful to read the important history testimonials, not captured in the history books I grew up with, the ...
Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul (2014)
language
English
4.02 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: European history through the point-of-view of Istanbul.Fascinating history, only reservation is the narrative technique. The author forces himself to look at the city through the idea of the Pera Palace. As the book goes on he frees himself from that device and the story gets rol...
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