Oguz Atay

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Birthday
12, 1934
Birthplace
Istanbul, Turkey
Death Date
Dec 13, 1977 (43)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1934
Birthplace
Istanbul, Turkey
Death Date
Dec 13, 1977 (43)

About

Novelist whose first novel, Tutunamayanlar (1972), is widely considered one of the greatest Turkish books of the twentieth century. He went on to write novels like Tehlikeli Oyunlar (1973) as well as the short story collection Korkuyu Beklerken (1975). 

Before Fame

He went to high school at Ankara Maarif Koleji and received his undergraduate degree from the ITU School of Civic Engineering.

Trivia

He wrote the stage play Yaşayanlar.

Family Life

He has a daughter named Özge. 

Associated With

His work has influenced other Turkish authors like Orhan Pamuk.

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