Adalet Ağaoğlu was a Turkish novelist and playwright, considered one of the foremost novelists of 20th-century Turkish literature. She also wrote essays, memoirs, and short stories.
Translated from the Turkish by Figen Bingul with Ilkan Taskin, Zoe English and Edward Foster. Includes an introduction by Sibel Erol. Narrated by an author on vacation among the classical ruins of the ancient city of Side on the Mediterranean coast in Turkey, Summer’s End provides an intricate picture of a large cross-section of modern Turkish society. The novel offers a complex multi-dimensional and multi-leveled view of cultural values, politics, sexuality, and personal dilemmas. Summer’s End is one of the most celebrated works by Adalet Ağaoğlu.