Akin Tekin was born in Gurun in Turkey in 1944.He studied sociology and literature. But his greatest interest lies in ecology. He worked for several years in Germany as a sociologist for the federal government helping foreign immigrants and their children in all legal and social matters. While he was there he wrote the "The Ownerless Planet in series of five books. and "The Duel at Checkpoint Charlie"He is bilingual in English and German. He is a German citizen and the first environmentalist novelist of Turkey.In his work you will find description of freakish nature and of the natural way of life in olden days of picturesque Turkey and Ex-German Democratic Republic.