If your life is like the one Jack and Liam used to lead, and you’re caught up in the crush of long gruelling hours at work and depressed by the particularly grey hue of Northern European winters, Turkey is a great place for a holiday in the sun. It can be absolutely spell-binding, and many a holiday maker has returned to their normal life and started talking about moving there for good. However, crossing the divide between fantasy and action is a big step. As Jack and Liam discovered, the difference between an imagined new life and the actual one can be a real shock. If you’re lost in the dream, this is the book for you!
Lisa Morrow, author
Inside Out Istanbul
Perking the Pansies and Turkey Street make great gifts. Others seem to agree as they're No. 1 and No. 2 most gifted books in category on Amazon.co.uk.
"The book is replete with witty dialog and outlandish characters. The narrator, Jack, while seeming to present their daily life in a straightforward way, tends to throw his husband and their new acquaintances into high relief while keeping his own personality shaded and his own emotions in check. The device works well, mostly because Scott is a fine writer who knows just what he’s doing."
Jack Scott is delighted that both Turkey Street and Perking the Pansies are back on the #Amazon bestseller list at No.2 and No.3 in Gay and Lesbian Travel.
For more than twenty years the Bookshop Darlinghurst has been Australia's finest source of GLBT books, magazines, calendars and DVDs. Located in the heart of Sydney's famous Oxford Street, the store has been a cherished hub for the local and international community. The bookshop proudly stocks Perking the Pansies and Turkey Street. Buy in-store or online.
Perking the Pansies and Turkey Street, Jack's Scott's best-selling Turkish memoirs are available to download from Apple iBooks.
I'm delighted the great people at Displaced Nation have include Turkey Street, Jack and Liam move to Bodrum on their Best Non-fiction list 2015. I'm in some great company.
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