A Book Recommendation

I’m not a book-worm. To be perfectly honest, I don’t read much. If the book does not get me within 50 pages, I usually leave it.

A couple of months ago, a book in Turkey became very popular, usually I keep a suspicion distance to over-promoted pop-culture items. Anyway, this time I failed and decided to buy it. (Note, I said buy, not read. 🙂 ). Because it contained essences from the great Sufi, Rumi.
So I did. I started reading it and it really got me. I finished it within 3-4 days. It’s one of the best I’ve read in a very long time.

If you are wondering why fundemantalist terrorism is not being able to root in Turkey where anti-USA stance is the second highest of all countries, you could see some roots of Turkish pysche among other very good points on love and today’s paradoxes. It’s an amazing novel.
I just wanted to share it.

Here’s is the link of amazon with review:

If any of you reads it I’d love to have yor opinion.

Author: Levent

Errrm, ummm, well. Darn!

9 thoughts on “A Book Recommendation”

  1. As soon as I got back to main page I realized I didn’t use the more tag. Pushed edit button and saw the the warning Boadicea is editing this post. I2m impressed.
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  2. Hello Levent! WIll book mark this for proper read later.
    Have you read the Reluctant Fundamentalist btw? I loved that.

  3. It wasn’t me – I had a look and thought I’ll leave it to a real expert!

    I’ll have a look for it – but no promises!

  4. It’s a great book; by Mohsin Hamid. Really makes you see stuff from the other perspective.

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