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Honor - Elif Shafak, Maciej Świerkocki
Honor
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Miłość, ból i utrata, wierność i zdrada w poruszającej sadze o dziejach turecko-kurdyjskiej rodziny emigrantów. W Londynie rodzina Toprak miała zacząć nowe życie. Pembe i Adem oraz ich dzieci mieli tu być szczęśliwi. Jednakże nawet tutaj, tysiące kilometrów od Turcji, tradycja i dawne rytuały... show more
Miłość, ból i utrata, wierność i zdrada w poruszającej sadze o dziejach turecko-kurdyjskiej rodziny emigrantów.

W Londynie rodzina Toprak miała zacząć nowe życie. Pembe i Adem oraz ich dzieci mieli tu być szczęśliwi. Jednakże nawet tutaj, tysiące kilometrów od Turcji, tradycja i dawne rytuały mają nad nimi ogromną władzę. Tak wielką, że doprowadzą do wielkiej tragedii, która na zawsze odmieni losy Topraków…

„Moja matka umarła dwukrotnie. Obiecałam sobie, że nie pozwolę, aby historia jej życia została zapomniana…”
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9788308052037 (8308052037)
Publisher: Wydawnictwo Literackie
Pages no: 500
Edition language: Polski
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I libri di Miss Switch
I libri di Miss Switch rated it
5.0 Il libro più bello
Una storia particolare che mi ha preso il cuore. Chi mi conosce da tempo sa dove è finito Iskender Toprak da quanto è stato importante. Sono stata sconvolta, emozionata, commossa e molto altro nel racconto di due generazioni, due gemelle con una vita dura e un ragazzo difficile che avrebbe potuto...
Books by the Lake
Books by the Lake rated it
3.0 Honour
Rather heavy-handed in emphasizing the bad treatment of women in traditional Turkish society. Every time she'd write something about honor, I'd think, yeah, but you already said that three times... Too bad, because I really liked her other books; The Bastard of Istanbul had strong social criticism t...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
Disclaimer: I read this as an ARC via Netgalley. Thank you, Penguin.Good literature, a good story, stirs something in you besides emotion. This is because we, humans, learn though stories. Whether it is though the fables of Aesop or the narrative that the nightly news uses, stories are an integra...
Dem
Dem rated it
3.0 Honor
Honor by Elif Shafak is a tragic story of a shocking honor killing that stuns and shatters the lives and hopes of a Turkish emigrant family living in London in the 1970s.This book opens with a very strong and beautiful dedication from the author which reads as follows; When I was seven years old ...
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