Marie and Nadia gaped at me as if I’d taken a crack to the skull instead of the ribs. “Because she’s jealous!” said Nadia. “Of me?” I said incredulously. Marie rolled her eyes. “She can’t bear the idea of anyone being the Darkling’s favorite.” I laughed and then winced at the stab of pain in my side. “I’m hardly his .... Following our visit to the Zeytinburnu district of Istanbul to seek the wisdom of a senior Bektashi couple, I've been admiring. Burçak Evren (ed.), Zeytinburnu: the other side of city walls (2003; 512 pages). It's published in a bilingual edition, lavishly illustrated, with chapters on the Byzantine and Ottoman periods, holy springs and churches, lodges and mosques, the walls, health.