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Memed My Hawk

The movie Memed My Hawk was based on the book Memed, My Hawk.

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Movie details for Memed My Hawk

The movie was released in 1984. Memed My Hawk was produced by Jef Films Inc.. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Peter Ustinov.

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Book details for Memed, My Hawk

Memed, My Hawk was written by Yasar Kemal. The book was published in 1961 by New York Review Books Classics. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

 

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A tale of high adventure and lyrical celebration, tenderness and violence, generosity and ruthlessness, Memed, My Hawk is the defining achievement of one of the greatest and most beloved of living writers, Yashar Kemal. It is reissued here with a new intr... Read More
A tale of high adventure and lyrical celebration, tenderness and violence, generosity and ruthlessness, Memed, My Hawk is the defining achievement of one of the greatest and most beloved of living writers, Yashar Kemal. It is reissued here with a new introduction by the author on the fiftieth anniversary of its first publication.

Memed, a high-spirited, kindhearted boy, grows up in a desperately poor mountain village whose inhabitants are kept in virtual slavery by the local landlord. Determined to escape from the life of toil and humiliation to which he has been born, he flees but is caught, tortured, and nearly killed. When at last he does get away, it is to set up as a roving brigand, celebrated in song, who could be a liberator to his people—unless, like the thistles that cover the mountain slopes of his native region, his character has taken an irremediably harsh and unforgiving form.