daily.pk- News - 26 December 2008


Orhan Kemal's works published in Pakistan

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Friday, 26 December 2008 17:16
Renowned Turkish author Orhan Kemal's 19 stories chosen from two of his story books have been published in Pakistan in the Urdu language.

Masood Akhtar Shaikh was the translator of Kemal's stories.

Orhan Kemal (15 September, 1914, Ceyhan, Adana - 2 June 1970, Sofia, Bulgaria) is the pen name of Turkish novelist Mehmet Rasit Ogutcu. He is known for his realist novels that tells the stories of the poor in Turkey.

He is the son of Abdulkadir Kemali Bey, who was a Member of Parliament and Minister and Azime Hanim, who was an intellectual secondary school graduate.