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Yosef Yosef said: " I’m reading a rather strange book, with a ridiculous title; The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana. I don’t know yet the significance if any, of that name. It’s by Umberto Eco, the Italian philosopher who achieved world fame, or notoriety, with his nove ...more "

 
Atatürk: The Biog...
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