In this fourth novel of “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia” series, İsmet Bertan, known for his extensive knowledge in Anatolian history and nature, creates a magical world full of fire-eaters, acrobats and healers. The novel is about four youngsters who lived 3000 years ago in Gordion (near Polatlı), the capital of Phrygia in the east of Central Anatolia and who decides to go on their own way instead of carrying on their fathers’ jobs. The author fascinates his readers with his powerful descriptions. Lively dancers, travelling groups and shows mingling with sounds of the lyre and flute  wrap up this breathtaking adventure that takes place in tombs and castles with prophecies, magic and mystery

Overview

Minos leaves his friends Prince Midas with whom he grew up in Gordion, Argos and Aurora who cannot confess their love for each other and sets out to a journey to visit his father in Egypt. His destiny overlaps with Nostra the magician who is putting on a show in Memphis. Minos who acquires special powers thanks to magic crystals given to him by Nostra, whose life he had saved, overhears about a plot to assassinate the pharaoh while working at the king tombs. He has to leave both Egypt and Bastet, his beloved. Minos’ magic power and the dancer group he meets on his way back to Gordion will change Prince Midas and his friends’ lives…

 

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

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