Official Review: Intrigue in Istanbul by Christine Keleny

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Re: Official Review: Intrigue in Istanbul by Christine Keleny

Post by NL Hartje » 16 Mar 2018, 16:01

Dolor wrote:
13 Mar 2018, 07:45
- the Blue Mosque, and the Hagia Sophia
I am very interested in this book because I've visited both the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia. I would really like to read this book to learn more from a more local perspective. Thank you!Image
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Post by Dolor » 16 Mar 2018, 16:50

NL Hartje wrote:
16 Mar 2018, 16:01
Dolor wrote:
13 Mar 2018, 07:45
- the Blue Mosque, and the Hagia Sophia
I am very interested in this book because I've visited both the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia. I would really like to read this book to learn more from a more local perspective. Thank you!Image
I'm glad to hear that from you. You could identify the differences and similarities of both mosques during the early 60's and during your visit. I'll be glad to hear your comments after reading the book. Thank you...

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Post by Miriam Molina » 21 Mar 2018, 06:23

Hi, Dolor. Istanbul is one of my dream destinations. I will happily join Agnes, Agee and Yusuf in roaming the streets in search for the "spicy" truth.

I recall that Aladdin was also stealing bread and fruit. Was the setting also Istanbul?

We miss you at the games, kabayan!

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Post by Dolor » 21 Mar 2018, 07:09

Miriam Molina wrote:
21 Mar 2018, 06:23
Hi, Dolor. Istanbul is one of my dream destinations. I will happily join Agnes, Agee, and Yusuf in roaming the streets in search of the "spicy" truth.

I recall that Aladdin was also stealing bread and fruit. Was the setting also Istanbul?

We miss you at the games, kabayan!
Wow, it's nice to hear that from you!

I'm sorry to tell you that the persons you mentioned can't join with you this time. The journey was in early 60's. I don't know if grandma Agee is still alive and if Yusuf and Agnes are still up for a tour.

Alladin's setting is also in the Middle East.

Did you miss me in the forum? Oh, sorry for that... I'm very busy these days. Maybe next time I'll join again. It's nice to know I got friends who miss me.

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Post by Wisarut Supannafai9 » 21 May 2018, 08:17

You make a very good review. I like that

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Post by Dolor » 21 May 2018, 10:14

Wisarut Supannafai9 wrote:
21 May 2018, 08:17
You make a very good review. I like that
Thank you.

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Post by stoppoppingtheP » 28 May 2018, 05:14

Thanks for the review. I think that I would enjoy this book because I have been to Turkey many times, and know the country and place well.

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Post by Dolor » 28 May 2018, 06:13

stoppoppingtheP wrote:
28 May 2018, 05:14
Thanks for the review. I think that I would enjoy this book because I have been to Turkey many times, and know the country and place well.
I would be glad if you could give me the improvement or the difference of the descriptions of the place back when you had been there from the descriptions on this book.

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Post by Dolor » 28 May 2018, 06:14

stoppoppingtheP wrote:
28 May 2018, 05:14
Thanks for the review. I think that I would enjoy this book because I have been to Turkey many times, and know the country and place well.
I would be glad if you could give me the improvement or the difference of the descriptions of the place back when you had been there from the descriptions on this book.

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