A Fez of the heart: travels around Turkey in search of a hat
Inspired by a dusty fez in his parents' attic, Jeremy Seal set off in 1993 to trace the astonishing history of this cone-shaped hat. Soon the quintessentially Turkish headgear became the key to understanding a country beset by contradictions. "A modern travel classic" (Herald Express).
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - janglen - LibraryThing
I rather like this book. Jeremy Seal weaves history, culture and anecdote around the theme of the fez. The hat is just a vehicle for the rest, an interesting way of linking the various elements of the book, even if it does get a little irritating after a while. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nandadevi - LibraryThing
There are two essentials to any great travel book. Firstly a passion for the place and the people, and secondly the ability to share the experience with the reader. Seal's love (and knowledge) of ... Read full review