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Anadolu’da Bir Zamanlar Dizisi

MİDAS VE SİHİRBAZ
Efsane Krallık Frigya

MİDAS AND THE MAGİCİAN Legendary Kingdom

İsmet Bertan

Editor: Müren Beykan
Grafik tasarım: Suzan Aral

A breathtaking historical adventure that extends from the fertile in Anatolia to the mysterious world of Ancient Egypt!

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
AUTHOR

İsmet Bertan

He was born in 1959, in a little village named Piyadeler in Alaşehir, Manisa. After graduating from Erzurum Atatürk University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature, he worked as a teacher for a couple of years. Then he moved to İzmir and worked as a documentary program producer and director at TRT (Turkish Radio Television) for many years. His first children’s novel Speedy Tosbi (Hızlı Tosbi, 2005) was published simultaneously with its picture book (in “Colour Your First Book” series) […]
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Specifications

236 pages
120x180 mm
1. edition: 2010
4. edition: 2020
ISBN: 978-9944-717-52-6
Barcode: 978 9944 717 526

Themes

lovehistorytravellingPhrygiaEgyptchoosing a professionsupernatural forcesfriendship

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