HAH

By Birgül Oğuz

HAH traces the spiritual journey of a young woman mourning the loss of her father and his ideals. Compact, relentlessy creative, crackling like storms, each story is a powerful meditation on the act of mourning, conjuring up arresting imagery, striking dramatically different moods—anger, love, frustration, whimsy, tenderness and longing. It is a magical book about the life-changing revelations that happen to us when we grieve, a celebration of both life and death.…
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HAH traces the spiritual journey of a young woman mourning the loss of her father and his ideals. Compact, relentlessy creative, crackling like storms, each story is a powerful meditation on the act of mourning, conjuring up arresting imagery, striking dramatically different moods—anger, love, frustration, whimsy, tenderness and longing. It is a magical book about the life-changing revelations that happen to us when we grieve, a celebration of both life and death.

Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature 2014

Birgül Oğuz

Birgül Oğuz (Turkey), a fiction and nonfiction writer, was among the winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Literature for her latest novel-in-stories HAH, now being translated into thirteen languages. She works and lives in Istanbul.

Language

Turks

Format

Paperback

Genre

Vertaalde literaire roman, novelle

ISBN

9789462380745

Original Title

Hah

Year of publication

2016

Date of publication17 March 2016