There is an ancient Turkish tradition which promises a place in paradise to anyone who sets a small bird free. Three boys start up a bird-catching business to enable people to free them in order to secure their place in heaven, but the city-dwellers have become sceptical, and tragedy lies in wait for the boys.
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There is an ancient Turkish tradition that promises the person who frees a small bird a place in paradise. Three boys set up a business of catching birds to enable people to free them, but city people are now sceptical and tragedy lies in wait for the boys. The author also wrote "Memed, My Hawk".Review:
"A modern fable arresting in its simplicity" ( Observer)
"A lovely vignette, full of emotion and heavy with regret" ( City Limits)
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Book Description The Harvill Press, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002710528