Birds Without Wings [LONDON] – De Bernières, Louis

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ISBN: 0436205491

Title: Birds Without Wings

Author: De Bernières, Louis

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London

Publication Date: 2004

Edition: SIGNED First Edition

Book Condition: F
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Synopsis: Birds Without Wings is a novel by Louis de Bernières, written in 2004. Narrated by various characters, it tells the tragic love story of Philothei and Ibrahim. It also chronicles the rise of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the ‘Father of the Turkish Nation’. The overarching theme of the story covers the impact of religious intolerance, over-zealous nationalism, and the war that often results. The characters are unwittingly caught up in historical tides outside of their control. The book’s title is taken from a saying by one of the characters, Iskander the Potter, “Man is a bird without wings, and a bird is a man without sorrows.”

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ISBN: 0436205491

Title: Birds Without Wings

Author: De Bernières, Louis

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London

Publication Date: 2004

Edition: SIGNED First Edition

Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: F

Synopsis: Birds Without Wings is a novel by Louis de Bernières, written in 2004. Narrated by various characters, it tells the tragic love story of Philothei and Ibrahim. It also chronicles the rise of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the ‘Father of the Turkish Nation’. The overarching theme of the story covers the impact of religious intolerance, over-zealous nationalism, and the war that often results. The characters are unwittingly caught up in historical tides outside of their control. The book’s title is taken from a saying by one of the characters, Iskander the Potter, “Man is a bird without wings, and a bird is a man without sorrows.”

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