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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 : 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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Additional Physical Format: Online version
Stone building and other places
San Francisco : City Lights Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017041081
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aslı Erdoğan; Sevinç Türkkan
ISBN: 9780872867505 0872867501 9780872867512 087286751X
OCLC Number: 1003321081
Accession No: (DE-599)GBV896731553
Description: 174 Seiten
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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