The Girl from the Golden Horn

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The Girl from the Golden Horn by Kurban Said
Paperback $16.00

Jan 21, 2003 | 288 Pages

  • Paperback $16.00

    Jan 21, 2003 | 288 Pages

Praise

“Alluring, romantic, exotic…. narrated with a sparkling, high-spirited intelligence.”–Elle

“Said’s brilliant novel [of] exile, loss, and identities thrown into uncertainty . . . create[s] an unusual atmosphere of romance and sudden brutality, exoticism and cold precision.” –Newsday

“Lovely and seductive. . . . As characters reinvent themselves and struggle between conflicting worlds, it ultimately seems there’s no place like home.” —Book

“A deeply felt, lucidly presented contrast of old and new worlds… Any reader who loved Ali and Nino won’t want to miss it.” –Kirkus

“[Said] eloquently evokes the shifting relationships between East and West, Christian and Muslim, male and female.” —Entertainment Weekly

“A magnificent writer.” —Paul Theroux

“As in his first poignant novel, Ali and Nino, Said uses a love story between members of two cultures to portray the overwhelming conflict when civilizations clash.” —Bookreporter.com

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