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The Towers of Trebizond: A Novel

The Towers of Trebizond: A Novel
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  • Seller:BookOutlet USA
  • Sales Rank:380,005
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Reprint
  • Pages:288
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):1
  • Dimensions (in):8.2 x 5.5 x 0.7
  • Publication Date:October 30, 2012
  • ISBN:9780374533632
  • EAN:9780374533632
  • ASIN:0374533636
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Hailed as “an utter delight, the most brilliant witty and charming book I have read since I can’t remember when” by The New York Times when it was originally published in 1956, Rose Macaulay’s The Towers of Trebizond tells the gleefully absurd story of Aunt Dot, Father Chantry-Pigg, Aunt Dot’s deranged camel, and our narrator, Laurie, who are traveling from Istanbul to legendary Trebizond on a convoluted mission. Along the way they will encounter spies, a Greek sorcerer, a precocious ape, and Billy Graham with a busload of evangelists. Part travelogue, part comedy, it is also a meditation on love, faith, doubt, and the difficulties, moral and intellectual, of being a Christian in the modern world.


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