A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an adventurer for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim, she evades the Sultan's guards, leaves angry pirates in the dust, and fights her way through the countryside. For Delilah, one adventure leads to the next in this thrilling and funny installment in her exciting life.
Tony Cliff's Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant is a great pick for any reader looking for a smart and foolhardy heroine...and globetrotting adventures.
A Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2013
A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2013
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Readers will sympathize with Selim’s quandary when he is reluctant to end a peaceful interlude in a friendly village and Dirk is eager to move on. Fast-paced and unabashed fun, this romp will leave readers longing for additional installments.Read Full Review of Delilah Dirk and the Turkish ... | See more reviews from Kirkus
...it’s a vehicle for blood-pumping episodes of derring-do and heroism involving swordplay, artillery, aqueducts, piles of treasure, tyrannical Ottoman rulers, treacherous officials, and the occasional quiet idyll in Delilah’s flying boat.Read Full Review of Delilah Dirk and the Turkish ... | See more reviews from Publishers Weekly
It is a mythic tale that transcends traditional boundaries...An entertaining joy on every level, this is a brilliant new series that will hopefully grow over time eventually developing into one of the classics of graphic novels.Read Full Review of Delilah Dirk and the Turkish ... | See more reviews from NY Journal of Books
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