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Author: Pamuk, Orhan
Durrell, Lawrence
ISBN:978-0-571-22065-6
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

The year is 1992. Ka, a poet and political exile, returns to Turkey to write about troubling events in the small city of Kars near the Armenian border.

The snow is falling fast as Ka arrives, and soon all roads are closed. He discovers a city plagued by the 'suicide epidemic' amongst young women, and where Islamists are poised to win the municipal elections.

But the rogue coup that unfolds before his eyes over the next three days tells him more than he wants to know. He sees...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.006 x 9.048 x 1.248 Inches
Book Weight:1.298 Pounds
Author Biography
Pamuk, Orhan (Author)
Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul, Turkey on June 7, 1952. After graduating from Robert College in Istanbul, he studied architecture at the Istanbul Technical University. After three years, he decided to become a writer and graduated from the Institute of Journalism at the University of Istanbul in 1976.

In 1982, he published his first novel Cevdet Bey and His Sons, which received both the Orhan Kemal and Milliyet literary prizes. His novel, My Name Is Red, won the French Prix Du Meilleur Livre Etranger, the 2002 Italian Grinzane Cavour, and the 2003 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. He has received numerous Turkish and international literary awards for his works including the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. His recent work includes A Strangeness in My Mind.

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