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Lesley Blanch Archive | Istanbul, "the eye, the tongue, the light of the Orient" - BookBlast® Diary
Lesley Blanch (1904-2007), a Londoner by birth, spent the greater part of her life travelling about those remote areas her books record so vividly. She was an astute observer of places and people; their quirks, habits and passions. This article about Istanbul in Turkey, which she loved, was found among her papers. It was written … Continue reading Lesley Blanch Archive | Istanbul, “the eye, the tongue, the light of the Orient”