Das Mädchen und der Gotteskrieger
320 Pages, gebunden
Nimet’s beloved Saeed is fighting for the Islamic State in Syria. Nimet, meanwhile, lives in Berlin – the two met over the internet. But Saeed is always there when Nimet needs him, and the two are constantly in contact via WhatsApp … and at some point he starts calling her his “wife”. But one day, he sends no more messages. Nimet decides to travel to the Turkish-Syrian border in the hopes of finding her love …
A moving story by well-known journalist Güner Balci, examining the motives which drive young women into the arms of the IS, and the realities that await them there.