I devour Behic Ak’s book called The Boy Who Loved Boats and I did not know whether I should laugh or cry. Ak represents our misery in a humorous way. Can we bring back the beauties we lost already?
The Boy Who Loved Boats, Firat is a child who tries to bring back those beauties. He never gives up. He does not only sell balloons but dreams, imagination and colors. By selling stuff whose value cannot be calculated by money, he gives a great lesson.
Imagine this: “The moonlight illuminates the Bosphorus Ferry and the little boat. Chalk (the cat) lies on Firat’s little boat and looks at Muhsin (the canary) who sings cheerfully on the Bosphorus ferry. “When was the last time you saw such a beautiful and peaceful view?