HAH

By Birgül Oğuz

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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.…
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Language

Turkish

Format

Paperback

Genre

Literary novel

ISBN

9789462380745

Translator(s)

Amy Spangler, Kenneth Dakan, Abigail Bowman, Alev Ersan, Alexander Dawe, Arzu Akbatur, Feyza Howell, Kate Ferguson, Mark Wyers

Pages

96

Original Title

Hah

Year of publication

2016

Reviews

Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature 2014

About the author

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.