Paradise Lost: Smyrna 1922 - The Destruction of Islam's City of Tolerance

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Sceptre, 2008 - Greco-Turkish War, 1921-1922 - 426 pages
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On 9th September 1922, the victorious Turkish cavalry rode into Smyrna the richest and most cosmopolitan city in the Ottoman Empire. What happened over the next two weeks must rank as one of the most compelling human dramas of the 20th century. Almost 2 million people were caught up in a disaster of truly epic proportions.

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Giles Milton is a writer and journalist. He has contributed articles to most of the British national newspapers as well as many foreign publications. He is the author of five previous works of non-fiction and one novel. His books have been translated into sixteen languages worldwide. He travelled widely during the course of his research for Paradise Lost, notably to Turkey and Greece.

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