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Paradise Lost: The Destruction of Islam's City of Tolerance by Giles Milton

On Saturday 9th September, 1922, the victorious Turkish cavalry rode into Smyrna, the richest and most cosmopolitan city in the Ottoman Empire. What happened over the next two weeks must rank as one of the most compelling human dramas of the twentieth century. Almost two million people were caught up in a disaster of truly epic proportions.

PARADISE LOST is told with the narrative verve that has made Giles Milton a bestselling historian. It unfolds through the memories of the survivors, many of them interviewed for the first time, and the eyewitness accounts of those who found themselves caught up in one of the greatest catastrophes of the modern age.

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Praise for Giles Milton - :

A master of historical narrative - The Sunday Times

Milton is a great storyteller . . . he conjures mood from dry parchment - Express on Sunday

Milton has a terrific eye for the kind of detail that can bring the past vividly to life off the page . . . restores an exotic lustre - The Spectator

Giles Milton . . . has crafted an inspiration for those of us who believe that history can be exciting and entertaining - The Times

A magnificent piece of popular history - (On NATHANIEL'S NUTMEG) Independent on Sunday

A grippingly told true adventure story - (On BIG CHIEF ELIZABETH) Daily Mail

Milton's story could scarcely be more action-packed, and its setting and subsidiary characters are as fantastic as its events. - (On WHITE GOLD) The Sunday Times

About Giles Milton


Giles Milton is a writer and journalist. He has contributed articles to most of the British national newspapers as well as many foreign publications. He is the author of five previous works of non-fiction and one novel. His books have been translated into sixteen languages worldwide. He travelled widely during the course of his research for Paradise Lost, notably to Turkey and Greece.

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GOR002066755
Paradise Lost: The Destruction of Islam's City of Tolerance by Giles Milton
Giles Milton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton
2008-05-01
448
0340962348
9780340962343
N/A
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