Escape from Smyrna

Escape from Smyrna

Charles Gates



Escape from Smyrna, a secret novel set in Turkey and Greece, unveils the intertwining histories of 3 households, Anglo-American, Turkish, and Greek, sure jointly through an historic necklace that incites violence but has powers of therapeutic and redemption. it really is 1982. 4 Swiss hippies scouse borrow a gold locket from a chapel on a barren Greek island. quickly after, apparently on the market in Istanbul's lined Bazaar. Oran Crossmoor, an athletic 26-year-old American, buys the locket, spotting it as a part of a misplaced relatives heirloom, a necklace of 4 medieval reliquaries. whilst he indicates it to Leyla Aslanoglu, a wealthy, witty octogenarian good friend of his mom, she claims it as treasure of her kinfolk. yet neither Oran nor Leyla has any concept that the reply to their clash over the necklace lies in a dramatic break out from Smyrna many years earlier...

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