An Ottoman Traveller : Selections from the Book of Travels of Evliya Celebi Paperback
Evliya Celebi was the Orhan Pamuk of the 17th century, the Pepys of the Ottoman world - a diligent, adventurous and honest recorder with a puckish wit and humour.
He is in the pantheon of the great travel-writers of the world, though virtually unknown to western readers.
This translation brings his sparkling work to life.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 482 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps
- Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 10/05/2011
- Category: Classic travel writing
- ISBN: 9781906011581
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Review by jason.goodwin
Brilliant selection of the writings of the most engaging and widely-travelled Ottoman of all. Hair-raising escapades, anecdotes and social observations.