Voice of the Imaginary World: Ferit Edgü – Hakkâri’de Bir Mevsim (1977)

Ferit Edgü had this book published in 1977. The novel is told through the language of an orphaned teacher in a remote village.

Is it madness after ignoring your past?
Should we say it’s okay if it happens or not anymore, to every stirrings of life?
How far should one be content with what one has?
In what way should one embrace what is human?

Ferit Edgü asks many more questions. Devamını Oku…

Stories Between Two Novels: Hakan Günday – Derz (2023)

Hakan Günday, who has created a unique readership with his novels, brought together his stories published in various media, including magazines and book selections, in his book titled ‘Derz‘ and presented them to his readers. The meaning of “Derz” is the gap between wall stones or bricks filled with mortar and levelled by pulling a trowel over it. Devamını Oku…

Materialism and Narcissism: Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891)

“You have a marvelously beautiful face, Mr. Gray. Don’t frown. Beauty is a kind of genius, even greater than genius, because it needs no explanation. Beauty is one of the sublime phenomena of the earth, like sunlight, like springtime, like the reflection of that silver shell we call the moon in the dark waters. Its greatness cannot be questioned. Sovereignty is its divine right. She bestows princedoms on those who possess her. Smiling, huh? Well, you won’t smile when you lose your beauty” Devamını Oku…