Turkey Street, Jack and Liam move to Bodrum
Six months into their Turkish affair, Jack and Liam, a gay couple from London, took lodgings in the oldest ward of Bodrum Town. If they wanted to shy away from the curtain-twitchers, they couldn’t have chosen a worse position. Their terrace overlooked Turkey Street like the balcony of Buckingham Palace and the middle-aged infidels stuck out like a couple of drunks at a temperance meeting. Against all the odds, the boys from the Smoke were welcomed into the fold by a feisty mix of eccentric locals and a select group of trailblazing expats, irresistible ladies with racy pasts and plucky presents.
Hop aboard Jack’s rainbow gulet as he navigates the choppy waters of a town on the march and a national resurgence not seen since Suleiman the Magnificent was at the gates of Vienna. Grab your deckchair for a whirlwind tour of love and duty, passion and betrayal, broken hearts and broken bones, dirty politics and the dawn of a new Ottoman era.
Turkey Street is the long awaited sequel to Jack Scott's bestselling debut book, Perking the Pansies, Jack and Liam move to Turkey.
Barbara Nadel, author wrote:
Playful, witty and poignant. The characters practically leap off the page. One of the best nonfiction books of the year.
Julia Power on Turkey's for Life wrote:
A great rattlingly paced read which also provides a snapshot of a Turkey that is changing in ways none of us, as yet, fully understand.
Natalie Sayin on Turkish Travel Blog wrote:
Cutting wit, giggles and sadness – Jack and Liam’s dalliances with the expat world make for compelling reading.
Leyla Ergil on Daily Sabah wrote:
Once again, Jack Scott expertly blends wit and humour in an accurate portrayal of daily Turkish life, warts and all!
Gives a hilarious recount of the ups and downs and comings and goings of the expat scene in Bodrum.