Orkhan Fikretoglu’s creativity on Spanish Literary Portal

Orkhan Fikretoglu’s creativity on Spanish Literary Portal

“Alquibla”, the popular Spanish literature portal, has posted in Spanish the short story “The Tale of the Last Valiant” by Orkhan Fikretoglu, a popular Azerbaijani writer, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.” 

The authors of the translation of the story presented with the information about the writer’s creativity are Francisco Capilla Martin, the Spanish philologist, and Tutukhanum Yunusova, the Spanish language specialist.

It is worth noting that the portal, which has a wide auditorium of readers, regularly publishes works by such outstanding writers and poets as Fyodor Dostoevsky, Juan Gil Albert, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Jean Paul Sartre, Emile Zola, Roque Dalton Garcia, to name a few.


Orkhan Fikretoglu


·      writer, journalist, cinematographer;

·      in 1991 graduated from the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow;

·      over the years has worked as editor-in-chief of the “Azerbaijanfilm” film studio named after J. Jabbarli, deputy director of the Interstate Television and Radio Company “MIR, director of the satirical film magazine Mozalan”. Currently he is an advisor to the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

·      is the author of prose books, such as “The Longest Story About the World”, “Morning”, “The Man of the Third Day, “Alone”, “The Lifeless Text”;

·      his works have been translated into many foreign languages;

·      his several plays, such as “TAS”, “The Death of the Squirrel” and “An Artist and a Painter” have been staged;

·      such films and documentaries as “Hope”, “The Left-Hander”, “Voice”, “The Man on a White Canvas”, “The Maiden Tower”, “The Area”, “The Lie”, “The Butterfly”, “Duty” have been made on his scripts;

·      is the Honoured Art Worker;

·      his novel “Seven” has been awarded a special prize in Germany;

·      the film “The Carpet Song has won the main prize of the First International Yalta Film Festival.