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Adı: Aylin

3.76  ·  Rating Details ·  2,982 Ratings  ·  68 Reviews
...Yükseltilmiş sahnede kapağı açık, maun bir tabut duruyordu. Uzun bir sıra oluşturan insanlar, tabutta yatan albay üniformalı Amerikan subayını selamlayıp, içlerinden dua ya da veda ederek, tabutun başından ayrılınca, yanan yürekleriyle gelip salondaki koltuklarda yerlerini alıyorlardı. Herkes etrafa hakim olan ordu düzeninin saygınlığını kutsar gibi sessizce ağlıyordu.. ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published July 1997 by Remzi Kitabevi
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MARTI
Dec 07, 2011 MARTI rated it really liked it
Bugün okusam ne hissederim bilmiyorum ama 16 yaşındayken okuduğumda hem Aylin'in hayat hikayesinden hem de anlatımdan çok etkilenmiştim.
Jessica
Sep 05, 2015 Jessica rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: best-of-2015
As a note, an e-galley of this novel was sent to me via NetGalley by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinions in any way.

"No one actually listens. People have to find happiness through their own trials and errors."

Aylin
, at times, may be a bit difficult to follow–this is something you must know right off the bat. I don’t want you to misunderstand me, though, because while it isn’t the easiest thing to follow it is still a wonderful read. It’s beautifully w
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Meltem17
Jun 28, 2016 Meltem17 rated it it was amazing
Aylin, başlarda bana çok uçarı,vurdumduymaz Türk kızına yakışmayan bir karakter çizse de, bu içimden geçenleri tek tek yutturan, olgun, hayat dolu,insan seven,hayvan seven,doğa seven bir karekter çıkarttı ortaya. Son 20 sayfa 3 gün okumadım, sırf ölümüne şahit olmamak için. Çok iyiydin be aylin...
Satıgül Yüksek
Jul 09, 2016 Satıgül Yüksek rated it it was ok
Shelves: review

Kitabın ilk çeyreğindeki karakter yoğunluğundan başım döndü, çok fazla insan kalabalığı vardı bana göre, zaten bir süre sonra kim kimin nesiydi hatırlamadım bile :)

Aylin Radomisli Cates'in hayatında başarılı olduğu tek şey mesleği, onun dışında neye dokunsa küle çevirmiş maalesef : (

Yakınlarından ve arkadaşlarından özür dilerim ama bence Aylin, hayatı boyunca ne istediğini bilmeyen, şımarık, aykırı olacağım diye hata üstüne hata yapan ve battıkça batan bir kadın, kendisi oldukça iyi bir psikiyat
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Stephanie Jane
I received a copy of Aylin by Ayse Kulin from its publishers, Amazon Crossing, via NetGalley, in exchange for my honest review.

Aylin is an affluent Turkish woman, brilliant and beautiful, but incapable of finding the happiness she craves in her life. The novel begins with her freak death - murder or accident? - before jumping back to her childhood and adolescence, the moving forward through her life. I found it difficult to really get into the story and never particularly cared about Aylin herse
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Hkncim14
Mar 28, 2014 Hkncim14 rated it really liked it
Kitabın anlatımı ve mükemmel bir hayat hikayesi olabilir ama okudukça baş karakterden nefret eder hale geliyorsunuz. Bu kadar bencil, kendini dünyanın merkezinde görebilen biri olabilir mi diye düşünmeden edemiyor insan! Bence kitabın adı "7 Kocalı Aylin: Hovarda" olsa daha güzel olurdu. Baş karakterin yerine koymak diye bir tabir vardır ya hani, burada öyle bir şeyden söz etmek imkansızdı benim için, kendimi daha çok karşısındaki insanların yerine koyarak bitirebildim kitabı... Okudukça da kadı ...more
Deniz
Mar 08, 2012 Deniz rated it it was amazing
harikulade bir yaşam öyküsü... deli dolu,çılgın,zeki,güzel ve hırslı Aylin... özel bir kadın...
Fisun
May 29, 2012 Fisun rated it really liked it
Hala Aylin'in gerçekten neden öldüğünü merak ederim. Boşanmaya çalışan kocası mı, yoksa Amerikan Ordu'su mu...
Karen
I read this entire book thinking that what I was reading was a novel with a plotline made up out of thin air. I had no idea that it was a book based on the life of a real person: Aylin Radomisli Cates.

Wow! What a life. This woman lived five lifetimes in one. According to this book, her lifestyle and beliefs were very much outside of Turkish norms. The unanswered mystery is how and why she was so different - in a culture that places such a high value on conformity.

I think this woman's life deser
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Sneha
Nov 16, 2015 Sneha rated it really liked it
When I landed on a review blog with Aylin's review on top of the page, I couldn't stop myself from adding the book into my next read list though the review didn't suggest a great out of the book.
Even with the translater's great effort to reflect the beauty of Turkish language into English, I couldn't fight the urge the wish to absorb the real charm of Turkish language.

Initial introduction of old bloodline of Aylin was the part I simply wanted to skip as I didn't feel it really provide readers an
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Doreen
First of all, this book is presented as fiction but is really the life story of the remarkable Aylin De Vrimel (Radomisli-Cates, tho she's never referred to as such,) written by a cousin who clearly hero-worshipped her. The prologue, presenting Aylin's funeral after her mysterious death, is written in an embarrassingly maudlin way; fortunately, the rest of the book is a much better read. A large part of this is due to Aylin herself. Transforming from an overly romantic young girl who marries a p ...more
Christine
Oct 19, 2015 Christine rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley
Thanks to NETGALLEY and AMAZONCROSSING, SEATTLE for the chance to read and give an honest review.

This is the story of a woman, the novel starts out with the murder of Aylin, and then the story goes into the details of her life. She is a very accomplished woman, she makes up her mind to do something and she does it. Aylin was a very beautiful woman, she was married to a prince, she was a Turkish immigrant, she was a renowned psychiatrist, an officer in the US Army. But with all these accomplish
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Yossi Pinhas
Aylin Radomisli bu kadar ilginç bir kişilik olmasa bu kitap elbette yazılmazdı ama başka türlü de okunamazdı. Bir kısmı kitaba adını veren Aylin'den kaynaklansa da öyle çok kişi ve yer adı geçiyor ki kitap boyunca, sonda bir dizin de olmadığı için kaybolmak kolay.
Yazarın Aylin'le tanışıklığından da güç alarak boşlukları doldurup yazdığı diyaloglar, bazıları tanıklıklardan gelse bile kitabın inandırıcılığına sekte vuruyor. Nilüfer Gülek'in gerçekten Yahudi düşmanı olup olmadığını, Aylin'in kocal
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Nenette
Nov 21, 2015 Nenette rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Suicide might have been implied, or even murder, but however manner Aylin died, it was not clear. As colorful as her life had been, with the vibrant reds, yellows and greens equally competing with the blacks, grays and blues, I felt that the author did not do justice to the story by snuffing her life just like that. I hate stories with so much build up, only to be cut abruptly, and without warning, you're already looking at the last page! Was the author being true to Aylin's character through to ...more
Lidija
Jun 06, 2014 Lidija rated it did not like it
Uf, nikako! Baš me razočarala ova knjiga i morala sam prekinuti čitanje. Kako netko od nečijega zanimljivog života može napraviti dosadnu priču meni je pomalo misterij. Kao da samo nabraja nepovezane događaje, koji nemaju veze ni s čim, nego su samo, eto, nabacani pred vas i sad vi nešto radite s njima. Kako? Zašto odabereš jedan događaj iz nečijeg života kao važan, a drugi zanemariš? Uz to, prijevod ove knjige je jako loš, ne mogu to drukčije reći. Ne bi mi nimalo smetalo što je prijevod bosans ...more
Kristina
Jul 17, 2013 Kristina rated it it was ok
Biography about a woman that doesn't know what she wants to do with her life. First she forces her husbands to look for other women and then when they leave her, she gets angry. If she was such a good psychatrist, she should have heal herself first because she obviosly had a lot of issues. I'm 100% sure she was killed and she probably deserved that, considering her behavior, complexes, spending other peoples' money, alcoholism, caring only for her self etc etc
Zeynep
Jun 24, 2015 Zeynep rated it really liked it
hikayenin kendisi o kadar ilginç ki Ayşe Kulin'in yazarlığını objektif olarak değerlendiremedim.
Rosesmoon
Oct 02, 2013 Rosesmoon rated it it was amazing
Ne güzel kadınsın sen Aylin Radomisli Cates.
Sen hala bazı yüreklerde ölmeyen bir çiçeksin. Kartalın kanatlarısın.
Rüzgar yüz kerte birden atlayıp bir anda bütün ipleri bıçakla kesilmiş gibi düştü...
Onur
Jun 27, 2013 Onur rated it it was amazing
I loved the story, it is really impressive. Easy to read and feel like you witness everything goes on.
Tolga Tomac
Sep 03, 2013 Tolga Tomac rated it liked it
wery interesting life what every people wants to live like this. (especially women) But I understand so "I don't like to read person life.Matters are more important than the personal life for me.
Ayse Aytac
Mar 11, 2015 Ayse Aytac rated it it was amazing
Bu kitabı ilk okuduğumda neden bende Aylin gibi olamıyorum dedim. Aylin benim gözümde güçlü sağlam istediğini elde eden bir kadın ayrıca başarılıydı. Benim düşüncelerimi değiştiren bir insandır.
Busranur
Mar 12, 2017 Busranur rated it it was amazing
Harika!!!
Letture Sale&Pepe
Aylin Devrimel Nadowlsky Goldberg è il manifesto della donna emancipata: bella, intelligente, psichiatra di talento, tanti mariti, molti amici.
Dalla Turchia parte alla conquista del mondo con il suo fascino e l’indubbia competenza clinica, il suo intervento diventa determinante nella risoluzione di casi umani considerati impossibili.
I suoi pazienti rimangono affascinati ed incuriositi dai metodi anticonvenzionali di questa psichiatra alternativa; Aylin non giudica, vuole capire, aiutare, e spess
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Babus Ahmed
I chose to read this book from the Kindle Unlimited selection as I found the description appealing.

This novel, which I would classify as women's fiction rather than a thriller, tells the tumultuous story of Aylin, a young Turkish girl who makes bold choices that do not always bring her contentment or happiness. Aylin seems to defy any authority, is morally ambiguous and goes from marriage to marriage without any sort of emotional growth, failing to foster maturity. This contrasts vastly with the
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Annie McDonnell
Oct 20, 2015 Annie McDonnell rated it really liked it
I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
Anyone could have killed Aylin. The story opens up with her cleaning lady finding her dead. The coroner marked her death “A Freak Accident”. To say the least….it was freaky.
Then Ayse Kulin takes us back in time to her Great-Great Grandfather, whom Aylin apparently took after. And, we learn all about Aylin's life. Aylin was a strong, smart, talented and accomplished woman. If there was something she wanted to accomplish, she went af
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Ena Hasečić
Dec 27, 2014 Ena Hasečić rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own
Prije par godina je u Turskom kulturnom centru u Sarajevu organizirano druženje s autoricom ovog romana, Ayse Kulin, nakon kojeg je moja mama, oduševljena njenim govorom kupila tri romana, Posljednji voz za Istanbul, Zbogom i Aylin. Predstavljam vam roman Aylin, izdan davne 1997. godine, koji je doživio veliku popularnost u Turskoj, a posljednjih godina i na prostoru bivše Jugoslavije.

Roman prati život istoimene hrabre djevojčice/djevojke/žene, njeno odrastanje i suprotstavljanje strogim patrija
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Mandy
Apr 03, 2016 Mandy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I’m still a little confused as to whether this is fiction or non-fiction. It’s not really clear, although it certainly reads like fiction – although elsewhere I have read that it’s about a real person. So a fictionalised biography? Certainly the main character leads a quite remarkable life and if it is based on real-life she certainly was an amazing woman. And that for me is the trouble. I can hardly believe all the things she did and all the relationships she had. It all feels like some over-th ...more
Rachel
Sep 16, 2015 Rachel rated it liked it
Disclaimer: An e-galley of this novel was sent to me via NetGalley by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinions in any way.

Aylin is a biographical novel that starts with an attention grabbing prologue describing the circumstances surrounding her mysterious death. Ayse Kulin is a talented author and the book is well written (even translated from Turkish to English); however, I found it to be more difficult to read the further I got into it for one reason. I
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Kathleen Cameron
A confusing story

I read this book till the end, looking for an explanation for the complexity of the main character's emotional reasoning, but didn't find it. Other reviews have referenced the difficulties of translation to English and I can appreciate that. However, IMHO, the story shifts too much to give the reader any real means to understand what the main character wanted from her relationships and the bizarre death of the character was hooked somewhat precariously on the acrimony of her fin
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Debbie Ballard
Oct 07, 2015 Debbie Ballard rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved and enjoyed reading the wonderfully, written book, Aylin, that I received free from Goodreads First Read.
The story begins with the mysterious and unsolved death of Aylin. The writer then takes the reader on an adventure of Aylin's life which includes her sister, Nilufer, and Nilufer's daughter, Tayibe; Aylin's husbands and lovers; Aylin's psychiatrist patients; Aylin's friends and people's lives she touched with her uniqueness and beauty.
Read the highly recommended book, Aylin, by the ta
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Ayşe Kulin is a Turkish contemporary novelist and columnist.
Kulin graduated in literature from the American College for Girls in Arnavutköy. She released a collection of short stories titled Güneşe Dön Yüzünü in 1984. A short story from this called Gülizar was made into a film titled Kırık Bebek in 1986, for which she won a screenplay award from the Turkish culture ministry. Kulin worked as a scre
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