The Flea Palace by Elif Shafak

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Shortlisted for the 2005 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, Elif Shafak’s The Flea Palace is a moving and highly original novel about a group of individuals who live in the same building and who together become embroiled in a mystery. By turns comic and tragic, The Flea Palace is an outstandingly original novel driven by an overriding sense of social justice. Bonbon Palace was once a stately apartment block in Istanbul. Now it is a sadly dilapidated home to ten wildly different individuals and their families. There’s a womanizing, hard-drinking academic with a penchant for philosophy; a ‘clean freak’ and her lice-ridden daughter; a lapsed Jew in search of true love; and a charmingly naïve mistress whose shadowy past lurks in the building. When the rubbish at Bonbon Palace is stolen, a mysterious sequence of events unfolds that result in a soul-searching quest for truth. ‘Picaresque’ Guardian ‘Hyperactive and hilarious’ Independent


  • Item Weight : 309 g
  • Paperback : 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 024120190X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0241201909
  • Product Dimensions : 19.56 x 12.7 x 2.79 cm
  • Publisher : Viking (10 July 2015)


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