Maureen Freely on the life and work of Sait Faik Abasiyanik

January 29, 2019

Turkey Book Talk episode #82 – Maureen Freely on the enduring appeal of Sait Faik Abasiyanik (1906-1954), perhaps Turkey’s greatest short story writer.

Freely co-translated, with Alexander Dawe, a selection of Sait Faik’s stories, published in English as “A Useless Man” (Archipelago).

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One Response to “Maureen Freely on the life and work of Sait Faik Abasiyanik”

  1. […] Episode 86 – On the life and work of Sait Faik Abasiyanik […]

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