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Outstanding. Very informative and I recommend it highly to anyone who's interested in possessing historical knowledge.Published 13 days ago by L. T.
I echo B. J. O'Brien's review. As I was reading the book, I was struck by the overwhelming perspective being from a wealthy western European standpoint. Read morePublished 2 months ago by anonymous
If you are a history fan then this is the book for you. The telling account describes in detail the Greek/Turkish war and without any bias.Published 13 months ago by Christos Kaitatzis
A great book...Couldn't stop crying. Don't hesitate to read it because it's historical, it's not boring at all. You won't regrett it!Published on January 5, 2014 by Lena
I liked reading this book. It combined perfectly the personal and the historical. It's a lovely read. Read morePublished on March 8, 2012 by bily_k
This book was exactly what I was seeking - the perfect blend of history, facts, research but intertwined with real people's stories and experiences. Read morePublished on October 18, 2011 by Dina Street
Smyrna 1922 is upsetting to read: there is always a disaster lurking in the background, and when it happens it is horrible indeed. Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by Manly Reading
A great history of the city for anyone familiar with it, and it will add another piece of the puzzle regarding World War I and how it impacted Turkey and the disintegration of the... Read morePublished on July 31, 2010 by Fatima Sakarya
I had a difficult time reading this "book". It is so biased and incorrect, that it made me want to throw up! It's a propagandal masterpeice for Armenians and Greeks though. Read morePublished on January 7, 2010 by The Truth