Foreign rights sold: Rights sold in Germany (Piper) and Turkey (Can Yayinlari)
A moving novel about memory and regret
On a Sunday morning like many others, Sergio and Giovanna have invited their best friends over for lunch. They are taking care of the final preparations while waiting for their guests to arrive when a stranger shows up at their door asking to see the house. She explains that she used to live there many years ago and that she came all the way from Istanbul. Her name is Elsa Corti and she carries in her bag a bundle of old letters that no one has ever opened and that hide a terriblesecret. Who is that strange woman? What mystery is hidden beyond the kitchen window that she keeps staring at? And what lies are concealed behind the friendship connecting Sergio and Giovanna to their guests?
Ferzan Ozpetek is an acclaimed director and screenwriter who was born in Istanbul but has lived in Rome since 1976.With Mondadori he published the immensely bestselling novels Rosso Istanbul (2013) and Sei la mia vita (2015).
I libri di Ferzan Ozpetek sono tradotti all’estero. Tra i suoi editori stranieri: Can Yayinlari / Turchia, Colibri / Bulgaria, Skull Editora / Brasile, Claroscuro / Polonia.