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The time of mute swans

Ece Temelkuran

The time of mute swans

a novel

by Ece Temelkuran

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cold War,
  • Swans,
  • Friendship,
  • Children,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    This timely, bestselling novel about a military coup in Turkey told through the eyes of two children. It"s the summer of 1980. Two children, one from a family living in misery and one well-off, form an alliance amid the turmoil. Through their senses, the cityscape unfolds its wonders, its rich smells and colours, as they try to make sense of the events swirling around them.

    Edition Notes

    StatementEce Temelkuran ; translated from the Turkish by Kenneth Dakan
    ContributionsDakan, Kenneth, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL248.T357 D4813 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 pages
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26944326M
    ISBN 101628728140
    ISBN 109781628728149
    OCLC/WorldCa974699900

    The Time of Mute Swans A Novel (Book): Temelkuran, Ece: This timely, bestselling novel about a military coup in Turkey, told through the eyes of two children, resonates deeply with events there today. Ankara, the capital city in the heart of Turkey at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, East and West, is a hotspot in the Cold War, torn between communism and conservatism, Western freedoms and. The Time Of Mute Swans by Temelkuran, Ece/ Dakan, Kenneth (Trn) Two children, from opposite economic backgrounds, form an alliance during the summer of when revolutionary violence erupts in their home city of Ankara, Turkey, and make a plan to save a swan that has migrated from Russia to a local park. 10, first printing.

    Mute swans get their name because they are less vocal compared to trumpeter and tundra swans. Mute Swans typically hold their necks in an S-curve with the bill pointed downward. Mute Swan cygnets have two distinct color phases: the royal phase (brownish) or the Polish phase (white).   Formal registration of swan marks became a practice around this time. Additional codes and ordinances were enacted as to who should own swans and cygnets in particular areas. As The Case of the Swans notes, only the monarch could claim unmarked mute swans, although the monarch also had several of his or her own marks. The only other group of.

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The Time of Mute Swans book. Read 74 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This timely, bestselling novel about a military coup in Turk /5. The Time of Mute Swans: A Novel - Kindle edition by Temelkuran, Ece, Dakan, Kenneth.

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A flawless novel with many layers." —Oya Baydar, author of The Lost World "Ece Temelkuran has written a modern fairy tale and has packed her own story, the present, and the endless tragedy of Turkey into a elegant novel."/5(5).

I've read two of her non-fiction books, and her latest novel, 'The Time of Mute Swans', is easily my favorite of her works. It explores the difficult period in Turkey's history when the political chaos in the country in led to a military coup, including a brutal crackdown of leftists and other activists/5(5).

The Time of Mute Swans | Temelkuran Ece | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Swans swim in circles in a small pool in the park. They are known as ‘mute swans,’ and they never leave. Every day, at least a few of the people strolling through the park will stop and stare at the swans as though the swans might know something they cannot remember having forgotten.

In the summer of Turkey was a hot spot in the Cold War. "This book begins dramatically - a flight of eight mute swans occupying the entire width of the second floor level of a busy street in the centre of Edinburgh, bringing traffic to a halt.

In England all mute swans belong to the Crown - in Scotland they are wild and of three varieties - the mute, the whooper swan and the Bewick swan. THE TIME OF MUTE SWANS: A NOVEL [SIGNED] by Temelkuran, Ece [author]; Dakan, Kenneth [translator].

New York: Arcade Publishing, First English-language edition. Hardcover. Octavo; First English-language edition; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black and red print; DJ has slight edgewear and slight smudging; Boards in black paper with silver print, clean and strong; Text block.

The Time of Mute Swans / Ece Temelkuran; translated from the Turkish by Kenneth Dakan. New York: Arcade Publishing, c p. This beautiful, heart-breaking book was illuminating, moving, and harrowing to read. Narrated in turn by two children, The Time of Mute Swans acts as a kind of inverted young adult work: it portrays the world of its child narrators not as the dramatic and limitless truth of the shallow repressions of adults, but rather the seriousness of the adult political world as it might appear to children, mistranslated and experienced Brand: Arcade.

Book launch and discussion with author Ece Temelkuran, for her recent novel The Time of Mute Swans. Moderated by E. Efe, Rutgers University. An event organized and sponsored by The Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies at Columbia University. Please register online using the link above.

Ece Temelkuran, one of Turkey’s best-known novelists and political commentators, was a. Narrated in turn by two children, The Time of Mute Swans acts as a kind of inverted young adult work: it portrays the world of its child narrators not as the dramatic and limitless truth of the shallow repressions of adults, but rather the seriousness of the adult political world as it might appear to children, mistranslated and experienced.

Narrated in turn by two children, The Time of Mute Swans acts as a kind of inverted young adult work: it portrays the world of its child narrators not as the dramatic and limitless truth of the shallow repressions of adults, but rather the seriousness of the adult political world as it might appear to children, mistranslated and experienced.

At this time mute swans were protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act due to a court order, but in the United States Department of the Interior officially declared them a non-native, unprotected species. Mute swans are protected in some areas of the U.S.

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Ankara, the capital city in the heart of Turkey at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, East and West, is a hotspot in the 3/5. The Time of Mute Swans. Location(s): Ankara. Genre(s): Fiction. Era(s): s. Buy Now X Buy from Amazon or your favourite bookseller.

Ankara, the capital city in the heart of Turkey at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, East and West, is a hotspot in the Cold War, torn between communism and conservatism, Western freedoms and traditional ways.It is a book of remembrance in a country of forgetting."--Onur Kula, professor of Turkish literature, " The Time of Mute Swans provides the opening scene of the movie we're now living." -- Hrriyet Daily News "This novel creates a lump in your throat when you can't decide whether to laugh or cry."  The Time of Mute Swans A Novel Ece Temelkuran.

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