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Endgame free pdf 'I don't remember pulling the trigger- I only heard the gunshot. And then I saw a mouth opening, as if to speak, a face contorted, one hand in the air. . . And then a body falling . . .' A man retires to a sun-baked Turkish town for a quiet life. But he finds a world of suspicion, paranoia and violence. The town has made a murderer of him. The question is, who did he kill? Led by a deeply untrustworthy narrator, Ahmet Altan's international bestseller pulls us into a world of desire, ambition and death. A detective story turned on its head, Endgame is sensual, compelling and laced with a dreamlike logic reminiscent of Paul Auster. Endgame heralds Ahmet Altan as one of the most exciting literary voices to have emerged in years.

About Ahmet Altan

Ahmet Altan is one of Turkey's most significant authors and journalists. Born in 1950, Ahmet graduated from the Economics Department of Istanbul University. At 24, he became a journalist, working in many positions, from reporter to editor-in-chief. His first novel, Four Seasons of Autumn, published when he was 27, won the Grand Award of the Akademi Publishing House. His second novel Trace on the Water, in 1985, was banned due to obscenity. Dangerous Tales, 1996, became a bestseller and sold more than 200,000 copies. Like a Sword Wound, 1998, won the Yunus Nadi Novel Prize, its sales surpassing 500,000 copies. In 2009, along with Roberto Saviano, he was awarded the prestigious 'Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media' by the Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig. In 2011, he received the International Hrant Dink Award. His novels have been translated into many languages. Alexander Dawe was born in New York and now lives and works in Istanbul. He received a PEN translation fund to translate the collected short stories of Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar. He worked with Maureen Freely on a new translation of Tanpinar's novel The Time Regulation Institute (published by Penguin in the US).

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Author : Ahmet Altan
Publisher : Canongate Books Ltd
Data Published : 27 August 2015
ISBN : 178211260X
EAN : 9781782112600
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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