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Peter Preston on Ece Temelkuran in the Guardian

Tamar Shlaim22 September 2010

Peter Preston, former editor of the Guardian has written about Ece Temelkuran and her book, Deep Mountain, in a comment piece for the paper this week ...

Ece Temelkuran is brilliant and beautiful—but, above all, brave. You have to be brave if you're a Turkish journalist covering Armenia, with genocide, cynicism, and truth shredded over 95 years. Temelkuran writes about Yerevan and Ankara and mutual incomprehension, but she could be writing about Cyprus, Kashmir, Korea, Israel; anywhere that is locked in a timewarp of malign remembrance.

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