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THE BASTARD OF ISTANBUL
by Elif Shafak

Characters By Chapter
EDITOR:
Kristian Fabricante
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CH FIRST NAME LAST NAME DESCRIPTION
1ZelihaKazanciAsya's mother.
 Petite-Ma Zeliha's grandmother.
2GulsumKazanciZeliha's mother.
 FerideKazanciZeliha's sister.
 BanuKazanciZeliha's sister.
 CevriyeKazanciZeliha's sister.
 LeventKazanciZeliha's father.
 MustafaKazanciZeliha's only brother.
 Azrail The angel of death.
 Rose Mustafa's American wife. Amy's mother.
 BarsamTchakmakhchianAmy's father. Rose's ex-husband.
 ShushanTchakmakhchianBarsam's mother. Levant's mother. AKA: Shermin Kazanci.
 Surpun Barsam's sister.
 Zarouhi Barsam's sister.
 Varsenig Barsam's sister.
 ArmanoushTchakmakhchianRose's daughter. AKA: My-Exiled-Soul, Amy.
 PashaThe ThirdZeliha's cat.
3DikranStamboulianBarsam's uncle.
 KevorkKaraoglanianBarsam's distant cousin.
 VarvantStamboulianDikran's father.
 Haydeh Dikran's ex-wife.
 GeorgeArmstrong-CusterThe general.
4AsyaKazanciZeliha's daughter.
 SultanThe FifthThe Kazanci's cat.
5MilanKunderaA novelist.
 DipsomaniacCartoonistAsya's colleague.
 ClosetedColumnistAsya's colleague.
 ExceptionallyTalented PoetAsya's colleague.
6MattHassingerAmy's boyfriend.
 Mrs.GinelliThe next-door neighbor.
 FrancescoBorettiA painter.
7Yessaian The only woman novelist the young Turks put on their death list.
 BaronBaghdassarianThe grandchild of the survivors.
 LadyPeacock/SiramarkArmenian-American win expert. Amy's chat mate.
 Hai Dat A psychological anchor.
 Riza Selim-KazanciPetite Ma's husband.
 JohnnyCashArmy's fave singer.
8DonaldTrumpThe US President.
 Komitas A legendary musician.
 YervantStamboulianAmy's uncle.
10Mrs.SweetBanu's Djinni.
 Mr.BitterBanu's Djinni.
 Amunet The Egyptian Princess.
 Nonnationalist scenaristof Ultranationalist MoviesOne of Asya's colleagues.
12HovhannesStamboulianAmy's great-grandfather.
 KirkorHagopianHovhannes's colleague. A lawyer.
 Marie Amy's maid.
 Levon Yervant's uncle. Riza Selim's guardian.
13AramMartirossianZeliha's current lover.
14MiserableCo-ExistenceDipsomaniac Cartoonist's friend.
 AntiKhavurma Asya's online chat mate.
15SarkisTchakmakhchianBarsam's father.
 
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