Children of War
By Ahmet Yorulmaz, By Paula Darwish
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Fifteen generations of Hassanakis's family have been Cretan. After WW1, amidst rumours that Cretan Muslims will be sent to Turkey, Hassanakis worries he will have to leave behind
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Children of War
9 June 2020
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Historical & Mythological Fiction

Author Biography

Ahmet Yorulmaz was a Turkish a journalist, author and translator. He was born in Ayvalik to a family of Cretan Turks deported to mainland Turkey as part of the Greek/Turkish population exchange decreed in the Treaty of Lausanne. He was fluent in modern Greek and translated novels and poems from contemporary Greek literature to Turkish. Most of his original works were written with the aim of making people learn about AyvalAk, the city where he grew up. He dedicated himself to Greek-Turkish friendship and rapprochement.