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Ghost empire / Richard Fidler.

Ghost empire / Richard Fidler.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
949.5013 FID
Adult Non Fiction   Bankstown . . Available .  
949.501 FIDL
Adult Non Fiction   Campsie . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780733335259 (hbk.)
073333525X (hbk.)
Name Fidler, Richard, 1964- author.
Title Ghost empire / Richard Fidler.
Published Sydney, N.S.W. HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, 2016.
Description xx, 492 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Notes Includes index.
Summary Ghost Empire is a rare treasure - an utterly captivating blend of the historical and the contemporary, realised by a master storyteller. In 2014, Richard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanbul. Fired by Richard's passion for the rich history of the dazzling Byzantine Empire - centred around the legendary Constantinople - we are swept into some of the most extraordinary tales in history. The clash of civilizations, the fall of empires, the rise of Christianity, revenge, lust, murder. Turbulent stories from the past are brought vividly to life at the same time as a father navigates the unfolding changes in his relationship with his son. Ghost Empire is a revelation: a beautifully written ode to a lost civilization, and a warmly observed father-son adventure far from home.
Subjects Fidler, Richard, -- 1964- Travel -- Turkey -- Istanbul
Fathers and sons -- Australia -- Anecdotes
Byzantine Empire -- History
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description and travel
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