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The Towers of Trebizond

The Towers of Trebizond

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Published by Farrar Straus Giroux .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7424090M
ISBN 100374515905
ISBN 109780374515904
OCLC/WorldCa15057311

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Macaulay, Rose, Dame. Towers of Trebizond. London, Collins, [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction. Discussion of themes and motifs in Rose Macaulay's The Towers of Trebizond. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of The Towers of Trebizond so you can excel on your essay.

  The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay StuckinaBook All s, , Macaulay 13 Comments ‘Take my camel, dear,’ said my aunt Dot, as she climbed down from this animal on her return from High Mass. Hailed as "an utter delight, the most brilliant witty and charming book I have read since I can't remember when" by The New York Times when it was originally published in , Rose Macaulay's The Towers of Trebizond tells the gleefully absurd story of Aunt Dot, Father Chantry-Pigg, Aunt Dot's deranged camel, and our narrator, Laurie, who are traveling from Istanbul to legendary Trebizond on a.

The first book from Rose Macaulay since Fabled Shore will prove a baffler to most readers. One finishes it uncertain whether it is meant to be humorous or tragic, philosophical or iconoclastic, or whether it is just a more or less aimless meandering adventure of the spirit against the background of a major part of Asia Minor. The characters suggest almost a charade: there's Laurie, who tells. A funny, erudite and insightful adventure novel set in the backlands of modern Turkey. A group of highly unusual travel companions makes its way from Istanbul to legendary Trebizond, encountering potion-dealing sorcerers, recalcitrant policemen, and Billy Graham on .


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The Towers of Trebizond is a very hard work to define. It is a first-person narrative that appears to be a travel memoir but is theoretically a work of fiction, though one with strong autobiographical elements/5. The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay 1, ratings, average rating, reviews The Towers of Trebizond Quotes Showing of 9 “Take my camel, dear,' said my aunt Dot, climbing down from that animal on her return from high Mass.”Cited by: Recently, I received as gifts both Rose Macaulay’s novel: The Towers of Trebizond about a trip on camel back through Turkey and also Jesse Zink’s Backpacking through the Anglican Communion.

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Basically a kind of travelogue of the narrator's travels through the Levant with her eccentric Aunt Dot, the smug Anglican Reverend Chantry-Pigg, and Aunt Dot's crazy camel (an important character in its own right), the novel comes to encompass much more: a meditation on East and West, a study of the Cited by:   Hailed as an utter delight, the most brilliant witty and charming book I have read since I can't remember when by The New York Times when it was originally published inRose Macaulay's The Towers of Trebizond tells the gleefully absurd story of Aunt Dot, Father Chantry-Pigg, Aunt Dot's deranged camel, and our narrator, Laurie, who are traveling from Istanbul to legendary Trebizond on a /5(K).

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In this fine and funny adventure set in the backlands of modern Turkey, a group of highly unusual travel companions makes its way from Istanbul to legendary 4/5(17). Towers of Trebizond, Dame Rose Macaulay's final work, is a curious book. The novel is many things, in fact: erudite, quintessentially British, an enchanting travelogue, a cutting take on contemporary mores, a spoof on the Cold War era Macaulay wrote in, a writer's novel, an all too thorough dissection of the Anglican Church, and, often.

So many people have professed their love for The Towers of Trebizond that I couldn’t help but choose it over several other books, despite having already read three other Rose Macaulay novels this year.

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