Fikirtepe is a district northwest of Kadiköy. It is good connected to a central city highway. “Outstanding Bosporus sea and city view luxury homes” a real-estate-firm is marketing currently. In fact the district underwent extreme gentrification and processes of land grab from the former owners of modest houses, that had been dominant there.
When Istanbul is threatened by an ancient vampire, three veterans of the Turkish War of Independence are horrified to find themselves face-to-face with their nation’s hereditary enemy. Ali Rıza Seyfioğlu boldly reworks Stoker’s classic story, retelling it from the unique perspective of a people once routed by the real-life Dracula. And accompanying its first English publication is a host of exclusive material.
The antiquities museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul is in ruins, with exhibition halls housing piles of rubble and the basement filled with ankle-deep drifts of ash.