A recipe for Daphne

by Nektaria Anastasiadou | 02 February 2021
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A GREAT GROUP READS SELECTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 RUNCIMAN AWARD LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD An American-born traveler to one of Istanbul's oldest communities receives an unexpected welcome in this heartwarming and romantic debut Fanis is at the center of a dwindling yet stubbornly proud community of Rum , Greek Orthodox Christians, who have lived in Istanbul for centuries. When Daphne, the American-born niece of an old friend, arrives in the city in search of her roots, she is met with a hearty welcome. Fanis is smitten by the beautiful and aloof outsider, who, despite the age difference, reminds him of the fiancée he lost in the 1955 pogrom. Kosmas, a master pastry chef on the lookout for a good Rum wife, also falls instantly for Daphne. She is intrigued by him, but can she love him in return? Or will a family secret, deeply rooted in the painful history of the city itself, threaten their chances? This story of love, hopeful beginnings, and ancient traditions introduces a sparkling new literary voice sure to transport and entertain.
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A GREAT GROUP READS SELECTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 RUNCIMAN AWARD LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD An American-born traveler to one of Istanbul's oldest communities receives an unexpected welcome in this heartwarming and romantic debut Fanis is at the center of a dwindling yet stubbornly proud community of Rum , Greek Orthodox Christians, who have lived in Istanbul for centuries. When Daphne, the American-born niece of an old friend, arrives in the city in search of her roots, she is met with a hearty welcome. Fanis is smitten by the beautiful and aloof outsider, who, despite the age difference, reminds him of the fiancée he lost in the 1955 pogrom. Kosmas, a master pastry chef on the lookout for a good Rum wife, also falls instantly for Daphne. She is intrigued by him, but can she love him in return? Or will a family secret, deeply rooted in the painful history of the city itself, threaten their chances? This story of love, hopeful beginnings, and ancient traditions introduces a sparkling new literary voice sure to transport and entertain.
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In stock online
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46 Reward Points

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€15.39
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Delivery in 2-3 working days
Eligible for free delivery
Quantity:
46 Reward Points

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