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Author: Francis Fukuyama, Olga Tokarczuk, Alev Scott, Michael Talbot
Newspaper: BBC Radio 3
Date: Oct 18 2018
URL: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0000qj7

Like a Sword Wound by Ahmet Altan is published now in English translated by Yelda Türedi and Brendan Freely. It's the winner of the Yunus Nadi Novel Prize, and the first book in the Ottoman Quartet, a narrative that spans the history of Turkey during the decline of the Ottoman Empire.

Listen to the programme (starts 24.30 minutes in)