Friday, October 28, 2005

TURKEY: BEST-SELLING FUTURISTIC THRILLER PLAYS TO EU PHOBIA

Istanbul, 28 Oct. (AKI) - A young Turkish author is topping the best-seller charts for the second time in a year; this time with a futuristic novel in which Turkey, spurned by the EU, joins forces with Russia against neo-Nazi forces in Europe and together the two powers take over the continent. The author of The Third World War, 30-year-old Burak Turna, told Adnkronos International (AKI) that his latest novel seeks to alert Turks to the realities of EU and world politics. A blockbuster success among ordinary Turks, the book has been ignored or scorned by Turkey's intellectuals.

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