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A Sad State of Freedom

on BBC Radio 3

Nazim Hikmet was bom in Turkey in 1902. For long periods of his life his poetry was banned in his country, and he was imprisoned four times. Only recently have the authorities allowed some of his work to be published, yet he is the most celebrated poet in Turkey today. Harold Pinter introduces and reads the poems of Nazim Hikmet. Producer Fiona McLean


Nazim Hikmet
Harold Pinter
Nazim Hikmet.
Fiona McLean

BBC Radio 3

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