Turkish author's books translated into Chinese
Three novels of a Turkish author have been translated into
Chinese under a Turkish cultural project.
ANKARA- Orhan Kemal's three novels "Avare Yillar" (Idle
Years), "Cemile" and "Baba Evi" (My Fathers House) were
translated into Chinese as part of TEDA project aiming to
publish Turkish cultural, artistic and literature works in
Kemal's 33 books have been translated into 13 languages so
Born in the southern province of Adana in 1914 and died in
Sofia in 1970, Orhan Kemal is known for his realist novels.
Kemal's first poem was published in Yedigun, and further
poems were published in Yedigun and Yeni Mecmua in 1940.
His first story, "Bir Yilbasi Macerasi" (A New Year
Adventure), was published in 1941. His first novel "Baba
Evi" was published in 1949. After his death a novel award
was arranged in his name (1971).
18 October 2011