İsmet Bertan’s “Once Upon A Time in Anatolia” series continues with this seventh book. The story takes place in 600 BC around the city of Van (Tushpa with its old name) and its surrounding harsh geography. Urartu itself plays a pivotal role in the novel with its capacity to harbor many people from different languages and cultures. Themes like slavery systems, political power, ordinary people’s daily struggles and the creation of a grand civilization are woven within a cinematographic plot enriched with the lively storytelling of a master author.

Overview

Golden haired young man Orion, with his lyre and legends to tell, is on the way of becoming a famous traveler and storyteller. His life gets upside down when pirates capture and throw him to the vicious Mediterranean slave market. Sold to Urartu royal house, Orion manages to survive with his never-ending passion for life. In this journey of survival from stone pits to the arenas, Orion’s personality and talents enchant powerful princes and princesses. Urartu the Country of Cliffs’ future, is his future now…

İsmet Bertan

İsmet Bertan was born in 1959. He graduated from Erzurum Atatürk University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature. After working as a teacher for some years, he moved to İzmir and started to work for TRT (Turkish Radio Television).  In his childrens’s books, he shows that animals and man can live together in harmony. In his historical novel series for young adults, “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia” he tells extraordinary stories from different regions and periods of Anatolia.Besides writing children’s and young adult books, Bertan still produces educational, cultural and documentary programs for TRT.  He lives in İzmir with devamı için tıklayınız

Other Books

2nd edition

Korsan Kızlar

Pirate Girls
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2nd edition

BOĞA GÜREŞÇİSİ
Yeni Yurt Bizans

BULL FIGHTER New Home Byzantium
İsmet Bertan
13th edition

Hızlı Tosbi

Speedy Tosbi
İsmet Bertan
6th edition

Muhteşem İkili

The Great Duo
İsmet Bertan
4th edition

Şaşkın Cengâver

İsmet Bertan
3rd edition

Hödük, Güdük, Bir de Bıdık, Rap Rap Rap!

Gawky, Stumpy And Bitty, Tramp Tramp Tramp!
İsmet Bertan
4th edition

KAPLAN KRALİÇE
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TIGER QUEEN Black Sea Amazons
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5th edition

GOLAT KALESİ TUTSAĞI

PRISONER OF GOLAT CASTLE Thousands of Years Ago in Cappadocia
İsmet Bertan
2nd edition

KRALIN ELÇİSİ
Bin Tanrılı Hitit Ülkesi

THE KİNG'S AMBASSADORHittite, the Land of a Thousand Gods
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3rd edition

MİDAS VE SİHİRBAZ
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MİDAS AND THE MAGİCİAN Legendary Kingdom
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3rd edition

Minik Tosbi Evini Arıyor

Little Tosbi Looks For His House
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