Disquiet* (2017)

Mercy is not an ointment for cruelty. 

Disquiet transports the reader to the contemporary Middle East with a love story set against the recent atrocities committed by ISIS against the Yazidi people. Both a meditation on the nature of being human and an empathetic, probing look at the past and present reality of these lands of the Mesopotamian heritage, Disquiet is the groundbreaking first novel to tell of the experiences of the Yazidis fleeing ISIS to take refuge in Turkey.

Through the stories of Hussein from Mardin and the Yazidi girl, Meleknaz from Iraq, Disquiet gives a voice to the peoples, faiths, histories, and stories that have swept through this region over centuries.

Currently available in Turkish

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