Saffron Yellow

Saffron Yellow

By İnci Aral
Translated by Melahat Behlil

Anthem Cosmopolis Writings

Saffron Yellow' covers a wide range of topics relevant to life in modern Turkey, from politics to personal life. The book features the interconnected stories of a group of young adults living in Istanbul. The book follows their successes and failures, their relationships, loves, and fears as they go through life in the city.

Paperback, 328 Pages

ISBN:9781783084494

June 2016

£10.99, $15.95

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About This Book

Volkan is the vice director of an important financial company. He achieved success young, and has spent his life indulging in the worldly pleasures money can buy. But for all the fun money and success can bring, he has started to feel like something is missing from his life.

On his way home from a business trip to Europe, Volkan realizes he has picked up the wrong suitcase—one full of women’s clothing and priceless antiques. Enter Melike Eda, the owner of the suitcase—a jewellery maker, antiques expert, and an antiquities smuggler. She and Volkan hit it off, but will they be able to fill the empty spaces in each other’s lives?

Volkan also meets Eylem, a poet and blogger, who inspires him to make changes in his life. She has run away to the big city to escape her past, but things aren’t so easy for her as she struggles to make enough money and take care of her dependent sister.

‘Saffron Yellow’ follows the stories of these three people as they make their way through life, trying to find meaning and love. 

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İnci Aral is one of most widely read authors in Turkey today. Her award-winning work has been translated into many languages and is read around the world.

Melahat Behlil has been translating works of Turkish literature into English for three years. Her work includes three novels and numerous extracts from the works of various authors.

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