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Recommended by a friend, and now I am pushing onto my people.
Riveting, prescient, and beautiful. This book is a dense and glorious portrait of past, present and future Istanbul. It's wonderful.Published 8 months ago by Jeffery Juliard
McDonald weaves a wonderful tale where the location and the plot are intimately joined. With rich characterization and several compelling story arcs that are all intertwined like... Read morePublished 15 months ago by scopes
Read this and you'll likely want to search out his other titles, I did.
He is very knowledgeable of his background settings and conveys the fundamental nature of the place... Read more
I did not find the story particularly gripping - it was a little disconnected. I did, however, really like the author's treatment of Istanbul as the setting.Published 17 months ago by His Tomness
Not a bad book a fairly easy read just not something that I am going to remember as a top book to read. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Avery Devin De Marr
The story kept me interested, to a point. Part of the story dealt with an interesting and actual legend or myth that seemed as if it would develop into a central part of the story... Read morePublished 21 months ago by D. Keeler
I wanted to like this book, I really did. But 150 pages in, and I still don't care one iota about any of the characters, nor any of the stories they appear to be caught up in. Read morePublished 22 months ago by K. Cousins