رواية استثنائية، ترصد لحظة فارقة في تاريخ العالم، جمعت بين النفس الأخير قبل انهيار الإمبراطورية العثمانية، وبين السعي الغربي المحموم للسيطرة على المنطقة.
Translated to Arabic, «The Man from Constantinople» originally published in Portuguese as «O Homem de Constantinopla». Author José António Afonso Rodrigues dos Santos (born 1 April 1964) is a Portuguese journalist, novelist and university lecturer, who is active in current affairs. Based on real events, this novel fictionalizes the stunning story of the mysterious British-Armenian, Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian (1869-1955). Translated to Arabic by Sa'id Bin Abd al-Wahid.
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Dos Santos, José جوزيه رودريغيش دوس سانتوس
Markaz al Thaqafi al Arabi, Casablanca / Beirut 2021
14 x 20 cm
Translated Literature - Historical Novel - Portugal
José Rodrigues dos Santos Born in Beira - Moçambique, Portugal April 01, 1964 José Rodrigues dos Santos is the bestselling novelist in Portugal. He is the author of five essays and eight novels, including Portuguese blockbusters «Codex 632», «The Einstein Enigma», «The Seventh Seal», and «The Wrath of God» .
José’s fiction is published or pending publication in 17 languages. His novel «The Wrath of God» won the 2009 Porto Literary Club Award and his other novel «Codex 632» was longlisted for the 2010 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.
His first novel, «The Island of Darkness», is being adapted for cinema by one of Portugal’s leading film directors, Leonel Vieira.
José is also a journalist and a university lecturer. He works for Portuguese public television, where he presents RTP’s Evening News. As a reporter he has covered wars around the globe, including Angola, East Timor, South Africa, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Iraq, Bosnia, Serbia, Lebanon and Georgia. He has been awarded three times by CNN for his reporting and twice by the Portuguese Press Club.
José teaches journalism at Lisbon’s New University and has a Ph. D. on war reporting.