Ahmet Altan



A man retires to a sun-baked Turkish town for a quiet life. What he finds is a world of suspicion, paranoia and violence. In a community of shady local officials, corrupt businessmen and a crooked police force, our narrator's life spins into chaos and criminallity. The town makes a murderer of him. The question is, who did he kill?

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Ahmet Altan is one of Turkey's most significant authors and journalists. His first novel, Four Seasons of Autumn, published when he was 27, won the Grand Award of the Akademi Publishing House. His second, Trace on the Water, was banned for obscenity. Dangerous Tales, 1996, became a bestseller and sold more than 200,000 copies. His novels have been translated into many languages.

9781782112617In 2016, Ahmet and his brother Mehmet were arrested as part of a wave of arrests of journalists and writers following the coup attempt in Turkey. In 2018, they were sentenced to life imprisonment without parole for their alleged involvement in the coup. The verdict has been widely condemned by human rights groups and journalists worldwide.

Preis: CHF 16.50
Sprache: Englisch (aus dem Türkischen von Alexander Dawe)
Art: Taschenbuch
Erschienen: 2016 (2013)
Verlag: Canongate
ISBN: 978-1-78211-261-7
Masse: 371 S.