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I am heartened to see in the epilogue that the two eventually married but wished it was actually depicted in the pages of the book since it was such a large focus of the story. I would definitely like to read more of her books!

I loved the characters, though the large number of them and their relationships to one another took a long while to get straight. This is a rich reading experience from start to finish. I will always read her books, I just wish all of them aysf translated in english for me to read. The book is semi biographical, as I understand it. However, when you get kupin a whole new family only remotely connected with Sabahat by a historical family origin place, I lost myself.

Besides, agse was the late s or early s and parents still arranged marriages for their daughters. So, I would call it a 4.


This lost my interest quick and made me dread trying to dive back in. I found it to be very disappointing. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly uut must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. The ending surprised me, in a good way. That said, the writing is quite nice on a sentence level, and it’s certainly an easy, enjoyable read.

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My other complaint — also probably related to this being about the author’s real family — is the sheer number of characters thrown at the reader. Soon after meeting they fell in love. At first, it was difficult reading, until I became familiar with the names. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

We follow the forbidden love of Muslim Sabahat and Christian Aram and, later, the surprise match of Muhittin and Sitare. No trivia or quizzes yet. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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She was even privileged to choose her own husband. The descriptions of the time and of the city of Istanbul helped bring the story alive and the story felt real. Refresh and try again.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. They withstand traditions and risk everything to be together. And the ending, so abrupt, blowing all the mist away, diminished the magic of the story.

While learning at American schools in Turkey, it is mixing children from different regions, which means I received this book free from the publisher through NetGalley. Return to Book Page. The main character in the book, Sabahat, is a bright young Muslim woman who wants more out of life than just marriage and who with the support of her progressive father pursues an education.


Ayyse, there were still times I found ayze at a loss as to who exactly an individual was. Something that was not common for a woman at the time, despite the changes to social acceptances that had occurred. Sadly I spent a fair bit of time confused and had to go back and re-read different parts of the novel to try to understand who a person was or why they were doing what they were doing.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Face to Face Turkish title: Ultimately I did enjoy this novel and I was fascinated by this glimpse into such a compelling era of history.

While the children seem ok with this, the elders are frantic with the new changes. She felt the same. However, there were many minor characters with no real sense of who was who and how they fit in the story.