Part 1, Chapters 6 - 10 Summary
Part 1, Chapter 6: Irem acts nervous throughout the entire party because Dylan and his family are there. When she takes a large stack of plates to the kitchen, Dylan follows her in. He says that it is too much work for one person to do and begins helping her with the dishes. Irem is nervous that she will get in trouble and acts anxious in the presence of Dylan, but she does not kick him out. When he gets too close in the kitchen, she pushes him away and tells him "not in this house."
Part 1, Chapter 7: After the party is over and the rest of his family is asleep, Sinan goes to the roof of the apartment building to think. He looks out over Gölcük and immediately thinks about his homeland, Yesilli. He reflects on the night his father was murdered by the government for protesting...