Mahir Bora Kayıhan
Olay Newspaper Semtember 14, 2007
The most attractive ones among the first novels are written by the authors who are making long periods of researches about their professions before fictionalizing their novels. These books are ascending in the best seller lists after they take place in the book shelves. Hakan Yaman has drawn the attentions with his first novel, ‘The Wings of Israfel’ which he had got published after six years of work. He is also skillfully filling the empty place in fantastic literature of our country with his novel.
The novel starts with a composition Omar, the protagonist of the novel has written about a mysterious book during his high school years. There are two historical periods in the novel. Adventure starts when this mysterious book, Omar has heard from his grandfather also draws the attention of his friends. The book which can be read from left to right, right to left, downwards and upwards also contains the answers of all the questions. This book will draw the attentions of fantastic novel readers who love to come and go between real and fiction. Novel brings 1950s and 18th century of Istanbul to the same pages.