Young Adult Books (ages 12+)SeriesNovels
Anadolu’da Bir Zamanlar Dizisi

ALTIN KÖLE
Uçurumlar Ülkesi Urartu’da

Golden Slave

İsmet Bertan

Editor: Müren Beykan
Grafik tasarım: Suzan Aral

Three thousand years ago at Urartu Land, the country of cliffs in the midst of East Anatolia…

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
AUTHOR

İsmet Bertan

He was born in 1959, in a small village of Manisa. After studying Turkish Language and Literature in the university, he worked as a teacher for a couple of years. He moved to İzmir afterwards and worked as a documentary program producer and director in TRT (Turkish Radio Television) for many years. His first children’s novel Speedy Tosbi (Hızlı Tosbi, 2005) was published together with its picture book Little Tosbi Looks for His House (Minik Tosbi Evini Arıyor, 2005) in […]
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Specifications

276 pages
120x180 mm
1st edition: 2014
2nd edition: 2020
ISBN: 978-605-4603-79-4
Barcode: 978 605 4603 794

Themes

freedomwarearthquakeslaveryurartuscivilizationsmyhologiestorytellerAnatolia

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