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ᆗ The Best Three Daughters of Eve ᇯ Kindle By Elif Shafak ቈ

ᆗ The Best Three Daughters of Eve ᇯ Kindle By Elif Shafak ቈ ᆗ The Best Three Daughters of Eve ᇯ Kindle By Elif Shafak ቈ The stunning, timely new novel from the acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of The Architect s Apprentice and The Bastard of Istanbul.Peri, a married, wealthy, beautiful Turkish woman, is on her way to a dinner party at a seaside mansion in Istanbul when a beggar snatches her handbag As she wrestles to get it back, a photograph falls to the ground an old polaroid of three young women and their university professor A relic from a past and a love Peri had tried desperately to forget. Three Daughters of Eve is set over an evening in contemporary Istanbul, as Peri arrives at the party and navigates the tensions that simmer in this crossroads country between East and West, religious and secular, rich and poor Over the course of the dinner, and amidst an opulence that is surely ill begotten, terrorist attacks occur across the city Competing in Peri s mind however are the memories invoked by her almost lost polaroid, of the time years earlier when she was sent abroad for the first time, to attend Oxford University As a young woman there, she had become friends with the charming, adventurous Shirin, a fully assimilated Iranian girl, and Mona, a devout Egyptian American Their arguments about Islam and feminism find focus in the charismatic but controversial Professor Azur, who teaches divinity, but in unorthodox ways As the terrorist attacks come ever closer, Peri is moved to recall the scandal that tore them all apart.Elif Shafak is the number one bestselling novelist in her native Turkey, and her work is translated and celebrated around the world In Three Daughters of Eve, she has given us a rich and moving story that humanizes and personalizes one of the most profound sea changes of the modern world. Three Daughters of Eve

 

    • Three Daughters of Eve
    • 4.3
    • 554
    • $0.00
    • 1632869950
    • Elif Shafak
    • English
    • 23 November 2016

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