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Birds Without Wings
- By: Louis De Bernieres
- Narrated by: Christopher Kay
- Length: 27 hrs and 59 mins
Birds Without Wings tells of the inhabitants of a small coastal town in South West Anatolia in the dying days of the Ottoman empire: the local Potter and fount of proverbial wisdom; a Christian girl of legendary beauty; childhood friends who play in the hills above the town, and the two holy men of different faiths, who greet each other with the words 'infidel efendi'.
- By Kindle Customer on 03-11-2018
Very long and some chapters felt like a history lesson, but the wonderful characters were brought to life by the beautiful narration making me want to keep listening to hear their stories. Funny, sad, poignant. I come away understanding more about a region and time in history I knew little about, and how events there have had such a profound and reververating effect globally, while catastrophically impacting and changing the lives of ordinary people.