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The Resource I will never see the world again : the memoir of an imprisoned writer, Ahmet Altan ; translated by Yasemin Congar from the Turkish ; foreword by Philippe Sands

I will never see the world again : the memoir of an imprisoned writer, Ahmet Altan ; translated by Yasemin Congar from the Turkish ; foreword by Philippe Sands

Label
I will never see the world again : the memoir of an imprisoned writer
Title
I will never see the world again
Title remainder
the memoir of an imprisoned writer
Statement of responsibility
Ahmet Altan ; translated by Yasemin Congar from the Turkish ; foreword by Philippe Sands
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Language
  • eng
  • tur
  • eng
Summary
A resilient Turkish writer's inspiring account of his imprisonment that provides crucial insight into political censorship amidst the global rise of authoritarianism. The destiny I put down in my novel has become mine. I am now under arrest like the hero I created years ago. I await the decision that will determine my future, just as he awaited his. I am unaware of my destiny, which has perhaps already been decided, just as he was unaware of his. I suffer the pathetic torment of profound helplessness, just as he did. Like a cursed oracle, I foresaw my future years ago not knowing that it was my own. Confined in a cell four meters long, imprisoned on absurd, Kafkaesque charges, novelist Ahmet Altan is one of many writers persecuted by Recep Tayyip Erdogan's oppressive regime. In this extraordinary memoir, written from his prison cell, Altan reflects upon his sentence, on a life whittled down to a courtyard covered by bars, and on the hope and solace a writer's mind can provide, even in the darkest places
Biography type
contains biographical information
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LBSOR/DLC
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Altan, Ahmet
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1960-
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Sands, Philippe
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  • Altan, Ahmet
  • Journalism
  • Political crimes and offenses
  • Turkey
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I will never see the world again : the memoir of an imprisoned writer, Ahmet Altan ; translated by Yasemin Congar from the Turkish ; foreword by Philippe Sands
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Publication
Note
First published in Great Britain by Granta Books, 2019
Control code
1099540847
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 211 pages
Isbn
9781590519929
Lccn
2019017340
Label
I will never see the world again : the memoir of an imprisoned writer, Ahmet Altan ; translated by Yasemin Congar from the Turkish ; foreword by Philippe Sands
Publication
Note
First published in Great Britain by Granta Books, 2019
Control code
1099540847
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 211 pages
Isbn
9781590519929
Lccn
2019017340

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