I AM SORRY, I AM A DOG

I AM SORRY, I AM A DOG
Author: Burak Erkil
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Language: English
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Size: 15 x 21 cm
Weight: 122 g
Binding: Softcover
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Availability: In stock
Price: €20.00
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Have you ever heard the 80.000 rambling dogs of Istanbul, that were exiled to Sivri Island (Oxia) in 1910? Probably you haven’t. But the Young Turks who took control as part of the westernisation process left them all there to die after the dethroning of Sultan Abdulhamit II. Even the collapse of the Ottoman Empire was interpreted through this atrocity. While spaces, people and power dynamics change through discourses, the story of the dogs remained the same.
But they are back for the one last time in this book to hunt you in your modern dream. The sea is stagnant today, the wind sometimes upset, like the Greek gods. And the dogs in this book, they have enough reasons to talk.
If they stop talking, so will I.