Sait Faik Abasıyanık, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Sait Faik Abasıyanık

Turkish writer

Date of Birth: 23-Nov-1906

Place of Birth: Adapazarı, Turkey

Date of Death: 11-May-1954

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, novelist, short story writer

Nationality: Turkey

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Sait Faik Abasıyanık

  • Sait Faik Abasiyanik (18 November 1906 – 11 May 1954) was one of the greatest Turkish writers of short stories and poetry and considered an important literary figure of the 1940s.
  • He created a brand new style in Turkish literature and brought new life to Turkish short story writing with his harsh but humanistic portrayals of labourers, fishermen, children, the unemployed, and the poor.
  • His stories focused on the urban lifestyle and he portrayed the denizens of the darker places in Istanbul.
  • He also explored the "...torments of the human soul and the agony of love and betrayal..."

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