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Izzet Celasin

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Izzet Celasin

Izzet Celasin was born in 1958 in Istanbul. In his homeland he was a left-wing activist, and spent several years in prison after the 1980 military coup in Turkey. He came to Norway as a political refugee in 1988 and now works as an interpreter in Oslo. Black Sky, Black Sea is his first novel, and was one of the winners of Gyldendal's competition for best political novel.

Articles by Izzet Celasin

from “Black Sky, Black Sea”
By Izzet Celasin
May 1977 The Byzantine aqueduct stretched from the houses by the fire station over the boulevard and then curved in toward the back of the city theater. Four lanes of traffic flowed under its still solid…
Translated from Norwegian by Kari Dickson
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