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Dear Shameless Death - Latife Tekin

Dear Shameless Death

By: Latife Tekin, Saliha Paker (Translator), Mel Kenne (Translator)

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Published: 1st March 2001
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A nihilistic wit reminiscent of Samuel Beckett.?"Independent on Sunday"
This is the strange, magical story of a young girl growing up in modern Turkey, from her birth in a small rural village haunted by fairies and demons to her traumatic move to the big city. Based on her own childhood experiences, Latife Tekin's literary debut marked a turning point in Turkish fiction.
Concentrating on a daughter's struggle against her overbearing mother set against the pressures of a rapidly changing society, "Dear Shameless Death" is a fantastic, hallucinatory novel, with strong feminist insights about what it means to be a woman growing up in Turkey today.
A major best seller in her native Turkey, Latife Tekin maintains a politically active presence and has written a number of literary works. Her first novel, "Berji Kristin: Tales from the Garbage Hills," was published by Marion Boyars to great critical acclaim.

ISBN: 9780714530543
ISBN-10: 0714530549
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st March 2001
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.18