Original title of the book: The mysterious city under the Fortress: an exciting quest through the history of Ottoman Skopje
Are you ready for a super adventure, hundreds of years back in history in our capital, Skopje? To explore, to fight and to hide, to be a real hero?
You will not read this book in the usual order.
You will face many challenges through the pages. You will get acquainted with Skopje and the heroes from its past who are mentioned to this day, because with their deeds, courage and heroism they left a mark behind.
And now, it 's your turn to become a hero. As you move through the pages of this book, you must be very courageous and wise. If you happen to get lost, do not give up, try again. The book will always get you back on track!
With the help of this adventure you will learn a part of history that is important for our capital. That is the period when the city of Skopje was under Ottoman rule. You will visit many buildings important for that time and which exist to this day to remind us that Skopje is a city with many centuries of tradition.
"The Mysterious City Under the Fortress" is a children's book dedicated to Skopje and its history, namely the period under Ottoman rule. It is a novel-adventure, based on the concept of question and answer, where the reader himself determines the course of events and action, by choosing the page that will be turned. For the first time in our market, this innovation is directly related to the data about the city and aspects of its cultural heritage: monuments, events, clothing, food, language.
Excerpts from the reviews:
"... This unusually designed book, intended primarily for the youngest, gives us a view of Ottoman Skopje, in a way that the new generations are ready to accept it unencumbered with data, directly, playfully, interactively and above all in the first person singular. "
"... The book, conceived as an interactive skip with the reader as the protagonist, skillfully and unobtrusively reveals the facts about Skopje from the Ottoman period. The plots and puzzles that take place throughout the book give the dynamics for the development of the action of the story, leading the protagonist (the reader) to continue to discover and reveal, to know and to realize. "The outstanding illustrations and the multitude of facts laid out unobtrusively complete the picture of the richness of this book."
"... This is a great way to bring new generations closer to a way of life and a tradition that existed in this city."