“Abel’s death turned our lives upside down. When Kabul showed us death, our hearts and minds narrowed. We were speechless, we became halal. Blood smeared everywhere, capturing words.” Asuman Bayrak interprets the myth of creation and the first evil from a different perspective in his first novel, “Lost Stones.” they were siblings. Aklima was Cain’s twin, Lebuda was Abel’s. Although their names are mentioned in some ancient texts, they are not well known. They are the closest witnesses to the murder committed thousands of years ago. One is a creek flowing with foam and the other is a clear lake at the top of the mountains… As you know, Kabul killed Abel, the first murder was committed. After that day, the name of the victim and the murderer were mentioned together. The exonerated Abel became the epitome of goodness; the damned Cain was considered utter evil. We were given two names. They said to linger with them. With his mind, Lebuda was made to be forgotten. Was it a fairy tale or a fable? The stories are many, the narrations are various… Perceptions constantly change according to time, place and person. With the intention of comprehending what is going on… “Lost Stones” is a novel that reflects the vicious circle called life, its irrationality, and the tragedy of the person who creates his own hell, with his joys, pains, hopes and disappointments.