21st book of the award winning Bridge Books collection is written by one of the most remarkable names of Turkish Contemporary Literature, Ahmet Büke. Büke reminds the reader about the healing power of nature with his magical yet realistic plot, telling the journey of a youngster going through the deep forests and ending in her own hearth. Criticizing the concept of hunting delicately, the story glorifies archaic knowledge while making the readers from all ages to feel that a different life in touch with nature is still possible.

Overview

Confused by the issues between her mom and dad, Gökçe takes the road to spend her summer holidays at Aunt Maya’s place. Although she’s not so much pleased about being obliged to live in a forest village without internet and even a phone connection, she’s still attracted by the legendary personality of aunt Maya. As days pass, Gökçe starts to learn the names of trees and stars from Ayhan, who works as a shepherd during summers. She would eventually understand why Aunt Maya is called as “Stork Woman” when they took a walk together in the deep forest.

Ahmet Büke

Ahmet Büke was born in Manisa in 1970. He studied Economics and Administrative Sciences in Dokuz Eylül University. He received 2008 Oğuz Atay Story Award with his book Alnı Mavide (2008) and 2011 Sait Faik Story Award with his book Kumru’nun Gördüğü (2010). Büke’s stories were published in several literary magazines and they’re reminding us that the life is going by with many bitter sweet, weird and strange details. Büke became widely known with his story books İzmir Postası’nın Adamları (2004), Çiğdem Külahı (2006), Ekmek ve Zeytin (2011), Cazibe İstasyonu (2012) and Yüklük (2014). The compilation of  Bedo’s Stories, which he started to write for ON8 Blog, turned out to be his first novel titled Our State devamı için tıklayınız

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