PUBLISHED IN 27 LANGUAGES
IN OVER 30 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE
A phenomenal global debut
“Turks’ Littele Prince charms the whole world.”
Helsinki Sanomat – FINLAND
“A magnificent story. One could say that this book has the power to unite us.”
TVA Television – CANADA
“If you like books such as The Alchemist or The Little Prince you will love The Missing Rose.”
“A wonderfully inspiring story about seeking and finding true happiness.”
MAGAZIN 2000plus – GERMANY
“The Missing Rose is one of the most beautiful stories I have ever read in my life. When you finish reading it, you feel like you’ve received a gift. I felt like that.” Christine Michaud, TVA – CANADA
“Serdar Özkan represents the main exponent of contemporary Turkish Literature.” Moleskine City – ITALY
“A fairytale debut.” Boek – HOLLAND
“The Missing Rose is a bridge between East and West.” Vijesti – SERBIA & MONTENEGRO
“Sein Buch ist eine moderne Fabel, tiefsinnig und klug – ähnlich dem Meisterwerk ′Der kleine Prinz′ von Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.””His book is a modern fable, profound and wise―similar to the masterpiece ′The Little Prince′ by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.”
dpaDPA – GERMANY
“Extraordinary, astonishing, thrilling, inspiring…” Ayşe Şasa, Author – TURKEY
“I adored this book, I loved it. I found that the author’s observations on human nature are excellent.” Gino Chouinard, Salut Bonjour Week-end – CANADA
“A major global success. Compulsory reading for all who are thrilled by The Alchemist, The Little Prince and Jonathan Livingston Seagull.” Air Beletrina – SLOVENIA
Every few decades an inspiring story comes along and touches the hearts and souls of readers across borders―like St. Exupery’s Little Prince, Hesse’s Siddarta, Bach’s Seagull and Coelho’s Alchemist… The Missing Rose is such a story and has inspired and enchanted readers from different cultures all over the world.
This is the story of Diana, a young woman whose desire for the approval and praise of others has made her let go of her own dreams and values. Her mother’s deathbed confession that Diana has a twin sister calls her to a mysterious journey―a journey to a wondrous rose garden in Istanbul where she will be invited to converse with the roses.
He was born in 1975 in Turkey. He graduated from Robert College, and completed his undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Psychology at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, USA.
Upon completion of his studies, he returned to Turkey and continued his study of Psychology at Istanbul′s Bosphorous University.
Since 2002, Serdar has been a full-time novelist dedicated to writing novels which unravel the deeper meaning of life′s journey. His first novel, The Missing Rose, has been translated into more than 27 languages and is greatly cherished by readers worldwide.