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Princes Islands: Istanbul’s Archipelago by Joachim Sartorius

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Off the coast of Istanbul in the Marmara Sea lie the Princes Islands an archipelago of unusual natural beauty which has long been considered the maritime suburb of the imperial capital on the Bosporus and effectively shaped by its manifold history. The poet Joachim Sartorius draws a loving portrait of the landscape and the light the political observer Sartorius describes the microcosm which was always a reflection of Istanbul-Constantinople-Byzantium while the novelist Sartorius introduces us to the characters who inhabit this time capsule.

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