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The stone building and other places

Author: Aslı Erdoğan; Sevinç Türkkan
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three interconnected stories culminate in a short novella, whose stone building is a metaphor for the various oppressive institutions -- prisons, police HQs, hospitals and psychiatric asylums -- which dominate the lives of these characters. A distillation of the experience of exile and incarceration, both physical and mental, presented in moving, allegorical portraits of lives ensnared by the power structures.
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Genre/Form: Novellas
Psychological fiction
Short stories
Text
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Erdoğan, Aslı, 1967-
Stone building and other places.
San Francisco : City Lights Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017041081
(OCoLC)1002302777
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aslı Erdoğan; Sevinç Türkkan
ISBN: 9780872867505 0872867501
OCLC Number: 1002043758
Description: 174 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: The morning visitor --
Wooden birds --
The prisoner --
The stone building.
Other Titles: Taş bina ve diğerleri.
Responsibility: Aslı Erdoğan ; translated from the Turkish by Sevinç Türkkan.

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Three interconnected stories culminate in a short novella, whose stone building is a metaphor for the various oppressive institutions -- prisons, police HQs, hospitals and psychiatric asylums -- which dominate the lives of these characters. A distillation of the experience of exile and incarceration, both physical and mental, presented in moving, allegorical portraits of lives ensnared by the power structures.

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