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Paradise Lost

The Destruction of Islam's City of Tolerance

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Paradise Lost by Giles Milton
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Description

On Saturday 9th September, 1922, the victorious Turkish cavalry rode into Smyrna, the richest and most cosmopolitan city in the Ottoman Empire. What happened over the next two weeks must rank as one of the most compelling human dramas of the twentieth century. Almost two million people were caught up in a disaster of truly epic proportions. PARADISE LOST is told with the narrative verve that has made Giles Milton a bestselling historian. It unfolds through the memories of the survivors, many of them interviewed for the first time, and the eyewitness accounts of those who found themselves caught up in one of the greatest catastrophes of the modern age.

Author Biography

Giles Milton is a writer and journalist. He has contributed articles to most of the British national newspapers as well as many foreign publications. He is the author of five previous works of non-fiction and one novel. His books have been translated into sixteen languages worldwide. He travelled widely during the course of his research for Paradise Lost, notably to Turkey and Greece.
Release date Australia
May 28th, 2009
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
3 B&W illustrated maps and 2x 8pp B&W picture sections - integrated onto text paper for short run (hence extent increase).
Imprint
Hodder Murray
Pages
464
Dimensions
129x198x28
ISBN-13
9780340837870
Product ID
3037444

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