Set in the mountains of Anatolia, this story of love, pursuit and vengeance recounts the efforts of Memed, a poor orphan, to obtain justice against a tyrant, even if it means taking to banditry to achieve his ends. The author also wrote "The Wind from the Plain" and "To Crush the Serpent".
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In this passionate tale, unfolded with the force of the great folk epics, Memed is brought up as serf to a vindictive overlord. A plan to escape with his beloved is dashed when his master overtakes them and captures the girl. Memed makes for the mountains where he grows in stature from young rebel to bandit hero, the scourge of corrupt oppressors.
'A beautiful novel in the old, glorious tradition of heroic storytelling.' Scotsman
'A masterpiece.' Robert Carver, New Statesman
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