Book Review: Three Daughters Of Eve by Elif Shafak

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By Tory Lyne-Pirkis

At first glance, Three Daughters Of Eve tells the story of Peri, an academic introverted young girl from Istanbul, torn between the religiosity of her devout mother and the secularism of her irascible atheist father.

At Oxford, she is determined to find out which of her parents is right about God and where her own beliefs lie – and, under the tuition of an unorthodox but beguiling professor, she flourishes.

It’s also the story of modern Istanbul and the constantly changing ley lines of politics, money, faith and patriotism. Read more

Source: The Press and Journal

 

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