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My Uncle Became A Balloon
Editor: Mine Soysal
Necati Tosuner’s old school stories came back to life. In the emotional memories of a hunchbacked uncle there are traces of his childhood, his teenage years and his adulthood. These stories are full of sorrow, joy, despair and hope, all jumbled together. With Tosuner’s words and mastery, the inner voice of the uncle frees itself from the pains of his physical appearance and soars up.
Necati TosunerHe was born in Ankara in 1944. After living in Germany for 2 years, he returned to Turkey, founded and directed Derinlik Publishing House. After 1983, he worked as a copywriter in advertising agencies. He received the 1971 TRT Story Achievement Award with his story “Two Days” (İki Gün), the 1978 TDK Novel Award with Pain… Pain… (Sancı… Sancı…), the Haldun Taner Story Award with his story “Gift” (Armağan), the 1999 Sait Faik Story Award with his work When the […]
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