Istanbul Remembered: An Armenian Childhood

Suzan Meryem Rosita, "Istanbul Remembered: An Armenian Childhood." Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association, vol. 8 no. 1, 2021, p. 155-166.

Sometimes an essay begins with a conversation. With two women talking. Liji Pulcu Çizmeciyan was the upstairs neighbour of my auntie on Büyükada. “I am ninety years old,” she told me looking down from her balcony. She sounded stern but the twinkle in her eye betrayed her. “If you want to talk about my book, hurry and come upstairs for tea and kurabiye. ....


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