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Gülsevin Kıral

Editor: Müren Beykan

To accuse, as well as to be accused, dries up the gardens!

Gülsevin Kıral, who is known for her fictions full of mystery and humor, is now telling a school story that’s as gripping as a mystery novel. The adventure of a class full of students in search of the “criminal” among them evolves into an experience of confronting with emotions such as prejudice, exclusion, suspicion, and trust. Teachers and students collaboratively dispersing the panic clouds caused by the grading system, memories blooming in the neighborhood garden, all depict a world full of hope. The gripping detective themed story touches the hearts of readers with its clear and hopeful narration style that makes the voice of nature audible.


Class 6A gets into a total chaos when the notebook of their math teacher Fussy Filiz disappears all of a sudden. If the notebook is not found, they will all be punished with bad grades. Thinking that they do not deserve such a punishment, children go after finding the notebook. The anxious quest not only brings out the good and bad in them but also causes them to reevaluate their friendships. Meanwhile, while the neighborhood bakery is surrounding a group of friends with its reassuring smells, the weed-grown garden in the place of the old house begins to whisper the unforgettable memories that Fussy Filiz has kept secret…

Gülsevin Kıral

Gülsevin Kıral

She was born in Eskişehir in 1959. She graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics and worked in the banking sector for long years. Her articles were published in various literary journals, and she also made translations. Her books Ablamı Nereye Kaçırdılar (2006), and When Fleas Were Barbers and Camels Were Brokers (Berber Pire Tellal Deve, 2008) published by Günışığı Kitaplığı, received awards. Following her book Posta Kutumdan Sihir Çıktı (2006), her detective-like stories “Gizli Silahın Formülü Hangi Zarfta?” and […]
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124 pages
120x180 mm
1st edition: 2021
4th edition: 2024
ISBN: 978-605-7797-54-4


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