Cemile, a love story, is speaking out the struggle of the poor for survival and resistance. Orhan Kemal is telling the story of the naive love between a Bosnian girl, Cemile who is a worker and a poor clerk Necati, emphasizing the power of solidarity and friendship against the poverty and hostility. With his straightforward style, Orhan Kemal is portraying Cemile as a striking painting.
Cemile, is among his unforgettable works. Orhan tail's titles are amongst those rare treasures one encounters in life. Only a few other authors can impress and shape the reader like he does. Orhan Kemal shows us the way to gain hope and be optimistic again.