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The architect's apprentice, Elif Shafak

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The architect's apprentice
Title
The architect's apprentice
Statement of responsibility
Elif Shafak
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the acclaimed author of The Bastard of Istanbul, a colorful, magical tale set during the height of the Ottoman Empire In her latest novel, Turkey's preeminent female writer spins an epic tale spanning nearly a century in the life of the Ottoman Empire. In 1540, twelve-year-old Jahan arrives in Istanbul. As an animal tamer in the sultan's menagerie, he looks after the exceptionally smart elephant Chota and befriends (and falls for) the sultan's beautiful daughter, Princess Mihrimah. A palace education leads Jahan to Mimar Sinan, the empire's chief architect, who takes Jahan under his wing as they construct (with Chota's help) some of the most magnificent buildings in history. Yet even as they build Sinan's triumphant masterpieces-the incredible Suleymaniye and Selimiye mosques-dangerous undercurrents begin to emerge, with jealousy erupting among Sinan's four apprentices. A memorable story of artistic freedom, creativity, and the clash between science and fundamentalism, Shafak's intricate novel brims with vibrant characters, intriguing adventure, and the lavish backdrop of the Ottoman court, where love and loyalty are no match for raw power"--
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Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.H328
LC item number
A89 2015
Literary form
fiction
The architect's apprentice, Elif Shafak
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The architect's apprentice, Elif Shafak
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
424 pages
Isbn
9780525427971
Lccn
2014038539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn881888088

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