Dinner of Herbs: Village Life in 1960s Turkey

by

Write The First Customer Review

Carla Grissman spent the better part of a year in the '60s living in a farming hamlet in remote Anatolia, some 250 km east of Ankara. The hospitality, the friendship and the way in which the inhabitants of Uzak Koy accepted her into their community left a deep impression, and were remembered and treasured in a private memoir. Not for some forty years was it published, and yet it is one of the most honest, clear-sighted and affectionate portraits of rural Turkey, testimony to Proverbs 15:17, 'Better is a dinner of herbs ...

Dinner of Herbs: Village Life in 1960s Turkey 2015, Eland Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781780600437

Paperback

Select