A tale of passion woven with details from history, set during the Hittite period, one of the most important civilizations of Anatolia! Bertan relates the story of the messengers, envoys, tradesmen and caravans whose lives were spent travelling the dangerous trade routes during one of the most spectacular civilizations of the time.  

Overview

Mana-Putu from Hattusa, capital of the Hittite Kingdom, is the son of a family of messengers who carried written and verbal messages between forts and villages. His dream was to become a mounted messenger. However,  during his first trip with his father who was a caravan messenger, a violent raid by the gang of “Black Dog” Sadakor changed Mana Putu’s life in a most unexpected way. When he crossed paths with Princess Katalpa, daughter of the Hittite king Hattusali III and the beautiful Iskuna of Kanesh his one aspiration was to become the king’s herald…

 

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) for younger readers Little Tosbi Looks for His House (Minik Tosbi Evini Arıyor, 2005). Speedy Tosbi was awarded as IBBY devamı için tıklayınız

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