Mete Aygün was born in Ankara in 1961. He graduated from Hacettepe University, Department of Philosophy. In 1991, he published his first poetry book titled Dünya İşleri (World Affairs). Afterwards, he started his career as a copywriter in the advertising industry. Aygün lived in Paris for 3 years, where he wrote the first lines of Rumi as a radio play. After returning to Istanbul, he started working at McCann advertising agency. In 2006, after leaving McCann, he founded his own agency and after 10 years, Aygün, who turned his back on world affairs and devoted himself completely to writing, published his first novel after having worked on it for15 years.
at·las | ˈatləs |
a book of maps or charts: a road atlas
a book of illustrations or diagrams on any subject
Anatomy the topmost vertebra of the backbone, articulating with the occipital bone of the skull.
Architecture a stone carving of a male figure, used as a column to support the entablature of a Greek or Greek-style building.