Today's Zaman - Book - 8 September 2011


Orhan Kemal's 'El Kizi' published in Russia


Twentieth century Turkish realist author Orhan Kemal's novel "El Kizi" (The Foreigner's Daughter) has been published In Russia this month as part of a literary translation subvention project by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry. "El Kizi." translated into Russian by Yu Plotnikov. was published by the Hyperion Publishing House with funding from the Culture and Tourism Ministry's TEDA project. The novel, which Kemal wrote in 1960 and which was made into a television series in the 1980s, centers on the tragic life story of a naive and shy young woman.