Reşat Nuri Güntekin


Born
in Istanbul, Turkey
November 25, 1889

Died
December 13, 1956

Genre

Influences
Fatma Aliye Topuz


Reşat Nuri Güntekin (Istanbul, 25 November 1889 - London, 13 December 1956) was a Turkish novelist, storywriter and playwright. His novel, Çalıkuşu ("The Wren", 1922) is about the destiny of a young Turkish female teacher in Anatolia; the movie was filmed on this book in 1966, and remade as TV series in 1986. His narrative has a detailed and precise style, with a realistic tone. His other significant novels include Yeşil Gece ("Green Night") and Yaprak Dökümü ("The Fall Of Leaves")

Biography

His father was a major in the army. Reşat Nuri attended primary school in Çanakkale, the Çanakkale Secondary School and the İzmir School of Freres. He graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Literature in 1912. He worked as a teacher and administra
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Çalıkuşu

4.30 avg rating — 11,992 ratings — published 1922 — 56 editions
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Yaprak Dökümü

3.66 avg rating — 3,669 ratings — published 1939 — 18 editions
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Acımak

4.07 avg rating — 2,810 ratings — published 1928 — 7 editions
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Dudaktan Kalbe

3.83 avg rating — 810 ratings — published 1925 — 7 editions
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Bir Kadın Düşmanı

4.15 avg rating — 612 ratings — published 1927 — 5 editions
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Akşam Güneşi

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Yeşil Gece

3.49 avg rating — 426 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Damga

3.69 avg rating — 398 ratings — published 1924 — 9 editions
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Anadolu Notları I-II

3.62 avg rating — 282 ratings — published 1966 — 6 editions
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Miskinler Tekkesi

3.71 avg rating — 228 ratings — published 1946 — 3 editions
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