Sait Faik Abasıyanık


Born
in Adapazarı, Turkey
November 18, 1906

Died
May 11, 1954

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Sait Faik Abasıyanık (18 November 1906 - 11 May 1954) was one of the greatest Turkish writers of short stories and poetry. Born in Adapazarı, he was educated at the Istanbul Erkek Lisesi. He enrolled in the Turcology Department of Istanbul University in 1928, but under pressure from his father went to Switzerland to study economics in 1930. He left school and lived for three years in Grenoble, France - an experience which made a deep impact on his art and character. After returning to Turkey he taught Turkish in Halıcıoğlu Armenian School for Orphans, and tried to follow his father's wishes and go into business but was unsuccessful. He devoted his life to writing after 1934. He created a brand new language and brought new life to Turkish sh ...more

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“Yalnızlık dünyayı doldurmuş. Sevmek, bir insanı sevmekle başlar her şey. Burada her şey bir insanı sevmekle bitiyor.”
Sait Faik Abasıyanık

“Küçük şeyleri unutamayanlar, en geri hatıraları da unutamayanlardır. Hafızalarının bu bahtsız kuvveti karşısında hiçbir memleket, hiçbir vatan tutamadan her yeri, her şeyi severek öleceklerdir.”
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“Yazmasaydım deli olacaktım.”
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Oğuz Atay - Tehlikeli Oyunlar, 1973, 479 sayfa
 
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