Heaven Deserted Of Meanings
“What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.”
It is 1923. Istanbul is under occupation from the Allied forces after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. The old city is once again flooded with refugees from Russia and the Balkans and a beastly tension has been rising between the Turks on one side and the occupation forces and their allies ,mainly greeks from Istanbul on the other side. The allied forces are increasingly feeling pressure from the Kemalist army in Ankara and politicians in London.
The beautiful, bold and puckish daughter of the commander of the Allied forces, a passionate Suffragette, falls in love with a handsome Turkish man.Their love faces the fierce opposition of her father.
An impossible romance between an English girl and a Turk…..
A love story ornamented with the legends and glamour of Istanbul…..
A love story concluding in a compelling drama….