Hasan Ali Toptaş


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in Denizli, Turkey
October 15, 1958

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Hasan Ali Toptaş, a truck driver’s son, was born in Baklan, southwest Anatolia, in 1958. After completing his military service, he survived by doing odd jobs until he found a position at the Office of Inland Revenue. He worked in various small towns as a bailiff and treasurer, and finally as a tax officer. Following the publication of a few short stories in journals and anthologies, he paid for the printing of his first volume of stories Bir Gülüşün Kimliği in 1987. He submitted his second novel Gölgesizler (1995) to the Yunus Nadi Prize jury, and won. This novel was later adapted into a feature film (2007). Toptaş has received many other awards, including the Cevdet Kudret Liteary Award for his novel Bin Hüzünlü Haz (1999) and the Orhan Ke ...more

Average rating: 4.2 · 11,079 ratings · 1,115 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
Gölgesizler

4.19 avg rating — 2,868 ratings — published 1995 — 20 editions
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Kuşlar Yasına Gider

4.36 avg rating — 2,014 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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Heba

4.25 avg rating — 910 ratings — published 2013 — 13 editions
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Ben Bir Gürgen Dalıyım

4.55 avg rating — 898 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Ölü Zaman Gezginleri

4.08 avg rating — 686 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Bin Hüzünlü Haz

3.81 avg rating — 704 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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Yalnızlıklar

4.28 avg rating — 529 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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Gecenin Gecesi

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3.67 avg rating — 448 ratings — published 2017
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Sonsuzluğa Nokta

4.19 avg rating — 400 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Harfler ve Notalar

4.40 avg rating — 363 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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“Yeryüzünde gecikmişliğin ilacı yoktur.”
Hasan Ali Toptaş, Gölgesizler

“Düşünce insanın içine düşünce,yolun yarısı tamam.Yani varılır bir yere,önceki noktada değilsindir artık ve dönemezsin.Dönsen de,eksik.”
Hasan Ali Toptaş, Gölgesizler

“ona göre binlerce kişi, ayrı ayrı yerlerde birbirinden habersiz binlerce duruşu tekrarlıyordu böyle, binlerce duruşu bedenlerini köprü kılarak geleceğe taşıyordu. aynı yolda yürümekten başka çaresi olmayan tuhaf birer yaratıktı insanlar; tekrarın tekrarlananın örtüsü olduğunu anlayamadan, aynı el sallayışların, aynı gülüşlerin, aynı yürüyüşlerin ya da aynı oturuşların içinden geçe geçe damaklarına bulaşan uzak bir serüven tadıyla dönüp dolaşıp aynı noktada yaşıyorlardı.”
Hasan Ali Toptaş, Gölgesizler

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