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Imperial City 7 décembre 2014

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The New York Times (USA) Book Review, Sunday, December 7, 2014, p. BR 84

By Jason Goodwin

Every now and then, there’s a story that needs to be told. It may come in a film or a novel, but it often arrives as a history. These days, we need a history of Ukraine and one of Syria, and we also need Charles King to trace the making of modern Istanbul. (suite…)

Turkish Lobby 11 octobre 2014

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The National (UAE) Saturday, October 11, 2014, p. r12 & r13
The Review ~ Books

Matthew Price *

It’s an interesting idea: to tell the story of modern Turkey through the Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul, even if the realisation doesn’t quite live up to the promise, writes Matthew Price. (suite…)