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TravelWhere the Locals Go Sevcan Celik fulfilled a lifelong dream when she moved to Istanbul. Raised on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey, she relocated to the famously transcontinental city 2009
Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust 100 The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55) Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying