A love affair unravels.
The lovers, never named, never described,
lose their identities in their love and struggle to return to individual
existence, either through a descent into respectability or into introspection
and feeling. As they attempt to salvage their lives from the smoldering
remnants embedded in their hearts, their minds, it is only from the pain of the
situation that the beauty of the life-giving words that compose this novel can
Here, in an anonymous Istanbul, ordinary lives and loves have the potential to
become extraordinary and poetic. Kind-hearted Sinners vividly evokes the
frustrations and indignities, the exquisite and unparalleled pleasures of love.
It will move anyone who has ever been enriched by love or wounded by it, who
has ever yearned to know and possess another soul fully.