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The Bastard of Istanbul

by Elif Shafak

Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2006
Pages:
368
Est. Read Time:
6 hours

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Estimated Read Time : 4 minutes

Word Count: 1281

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Word Count: 140

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Estimated Read Time : 1 minute

Word Count: 375

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Estimated Read Time : 5 minutes

Word Count: 1603

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Estimated Read Time : 1 minute

Word Count: 360

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Estimated Read Time : 2 minutes

Word Count: 654

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Top Quotes from The Bastard of Istanbul

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“The oppressor has no use for the past. The oppressed has nothing but the past,”

“Imagination was a dangerously captivating magic for those compelled to be realistic in life, and words could be poisonous for those destined always to be silenced.”

“Man is born free but everywhere is in chains. In reality, the difference is that the savage lives within himself while social man lives outside himself and can only live in the opinion of others, so that he seems to receive the feeling of his own existence only from the jud ... ”More

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