Portrait of a Turkish Family

Portrait of a Turkish Family


By (author) Irfan Orga

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  • Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 332 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 212mm x 22mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0907871828
  • ISBN 13: 9780907871828
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Sales rank: 70,121

Product description

A story of Irfan Orga's family's survival.

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Author information

Irfan Orga was born into a rich Ottoman family which was decimated, financially and emotionally, by the First World War. He joined the Turkish Air Force but was forced into exile by a law forbidding members of the armed forces to marry foreigners. Living in England with his Anglo-Irish wife and their son Ates, he was largely supported by his wife, though the publication of Portrait of a Turkish Family and The Caravan Moves On made him a literary celebrity in the 1950s.

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"This book is a little masterpiece" Robert Fox, Daily Telegraph