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Istanbul: E-book & Audio-book out now

Bettany Hughes' book, 'Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities' is available to purchase in hardback and paperback in ten countries.

Order now from Amazon: UK | USA

'Book of the Year' in both the Financial Times and the Telegraph.

“A deeply researched biography of a legendary city…A panoramic cultural history of a fascinating place.”—Kirkus Reviews

“A vibrant, sprawling portrait of a city as enigmatic as it is historically important…Hughes' entertaining narrative style with its visual details, dramatic archaeological discoveries, and cliffhanger chapter endings allows her erudition and exuberance to shine.”—Booklist

“Hughes demonstrates a passionate and keen eye for detail in her newest book covering the history of Istanbul from its classical origins to the modern era. Despite its heft…this work is eminently readable and thorough…A timely work, given current events, and a powerful testimony to Istanbul's impact on culture, society, and religion over time. Historians and lay readers alike will find this a welcome addition.”—Library Journal

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