The tales of Nasrettin Hoca

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Dost Yayınları, 1988 - Fiction - 112 pages
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Wonderful tales of the popular, legendary, Eastern folk character Nasrettin Hoca. The stories are retold in English by Talat Halman, the most renowned expert in Turkish literature in the U.S., from tellings by one of Turkey's most famous writers. Beautifully illustrated. Full of wisdom and humor.

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Some of the stories are a bit more sparse than other versions I've read or heard, but they still provide a great introduction. And I read plenty I've never heard before. This is a great collection for ... Read full review

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After serving as a career officer for several years, Turkey's most popular humorist became a columnist in 1944 and edited a series of satiric publications. He was jailed several times for his political views.

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