The Edip Efendi yali is situated in Kandilli at one of the narrowest points on the Bosphorus. This is where the currents are the strongest. It was named after a much respected government officer of the Ottoman Empire. This yali has become a popular news item during Prime Minister ├ľzal's reg i me, because its most recent owner Ugur Mengenecioglu has been involved in a bribery scandal. A former tenant in this yali, Dorina Lady Neave, described life on the Bosphorus during the previous century , in her book "Romance of the Bosphorus".