The definitive biography of the father of modern Turkey, a powerful figure in the still-unfolding drama of the Middle East.
With the collapse of the Ottoman Empire after the First World War came the emergence of new nations, chief among them Turkey itself. It was the creation of one man, the soldier-statesman Mustafa Kemal, who dragged his country from the Middle Ages to...more
The book grew harder to track in the end, with many characters and comrades. The X-ray feature would have been useful, as would have been more detailed maps.
Also, some sloppy copy-editing in the Kindle version.
But magnificent overall.