Birds Without Wings
By Louis de Bernieres
Set against the backdrop of the collapsing Ottoman Empire, the Gallipoli campaign and the subsequent bitter struggle between Greeks and Turks, this book traces the fortunes of one small community in south-west Anatolia – a town in which Christian and Muslim lives and traditions have co-existed peacefully for centuries.Tweet
Excellent writing. Extensive overview of the politics of WW1 in what is now Turkey, including formation of the nation, personalities involved and ramifications for the modern day.