Bridge Books (10+)Story books

Kırmızı Yoyo
The Red Yo-Yo

Oktay Akbal

Editor: Semih Gümüş
Prepared by: Müren Beykan

Oktay Akbal is in Bridge Books! These impressive stories woven with childhood memories of well known author and journalist Oktay Akbal is bringing the past to our current day!

Literature and life combine in Oktay Akbal’s stories full of his memoirs blending different feelings. The proficient writer uses a poetic language to convey his memoirs using a sensitive and sincere approach. As the readers feel closer to the writer with each of his stories, they also get to understand themselves better and become eager to question and understand their own lives. The stories that always contain hope, anxiety, longing, the excitements of adolescence and love present colorful sequences from life.


The 16 stories in the book are

Bir Araba Karpuz (A Truck Full of Watermelons)
O Haziran Günü (That June Day)
Turgut’u Örnek Alsak (Turgut For Example)
Son Taş Kavgası (Last Pebble Fight)
Kırmızı Yoyo (The Red Yo-yo)
Yabancı Okulda (In a Strange School)
1935’te Bir Akşam (A Night in 1935)
Bizans Definesi (Byzantine Treasure)
Dağınık Anılar(Scattered Memories)
İlkgençlik Sevdaları (Adolescent Loves)
Hayri Bey’li Üsküdar (Üsküdar With Hayri Bey)
Kara Önlükler (Black Uniforms)
Tarzan Öldü (Tarzan Is Dead)
Lokomotifler (Locomotives)
Bir Sabahtı (A Morning)

Oktay Akbal

Oktay Akbal

Oktay Akbal was born in 1923. He discontinued his university education in İstanbul University, Faculty of Law and started to work as a journalist. Until 1956 he worked in several magazines and newspapers. In year 1956, the award winning author started to work for Cumhuriyet daily newspaper as a columnist and is still working there.
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116 pages
130x195 mm
1st edition: 2011
6th edition: 2021
ISBN: 978-9944-717-82-3
Barcode: 978 9944 717 823


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