This work about the phenomenon of violence which is as old as the human history elaborates its
reflection on novels. It attempts to examine the way violence is located, how it is treated in and
its contribution to novels by utilizing the books of Ece Temelkuran, "The Sounds of Bananas"
and "Women Who Blow on Knots." The types of violence are determined based on Artun Unsal's
and Charles Tilly's categorizations. In this context, it is concluded that violence is the main topic
of both novels and violence takes part in the plot in a realistic narrative and in an intensive