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In a Turkish city near the Syrian conflict zone, an ancient tide of passions—both human and political—moves millions. In a Turkish city near the Syrian conflict zone, an ancient tide of passions—both human and political—moves millions.

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In telling the story of a Turkish boy who moves from a village to the country's largest city and spends the next 40 years as a peddler, Orhan Pamuk does for Istanbul something like what James Joyce did for Dublin.

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Because of their work in defending clients who challenge government policies, Turkish lawyers have been targeted by the government and the police in an ongoing and dangerous process of attorney criminalization.

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