Books by Orhan Pamuk (11)


1.

A mulher ruiva by Orhan Pamuk PT

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
O vencedor do Nobel Orhan Pamuk retorna à arte do romance com a instigante história de um garoto abandonado pelo pai. Ao se jogar em caminhos imprevisíveis, ele se aproxima de um cavador de poços e tem sua vida impactada por um incidente envolvendo uma misteriosa mulher ruiva. Anos depois ele é capaz de revisitar a cena e desvelar segredos desse passado. Orhan Pamuk nos põe na pele de Cem, jovem de classe-média abandonado pelo pai que deixa seu cotidiano ordinário para se tornar aprendiz de um pobre cavador de poços que busca encontrar água em uma planície desolada. Eles trabalham arduamente s... continue

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A Strangeness in My Mind

A strangeness in my mind by Orhan Pamuk EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
At a family wedding Mevlut catches sight of a girl with whom he falls in love. After a secret courtship of letters passed via his cousin, she agrees to elope with him, and on a dark night the two come together for the first time. As they rush to catch a train to Istanbul, Mevlut realises he has been misled. But the die is cast, and the situation will determine the rest of his days. Over the next four decades in Istanbul, Mevlut works various jobs to support his loving wife and family; work that gives him a special perspective on his rapidly changing city and the people who live there. And ever... continue

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La casa del silencio by Orhan Pamuk ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
Fatma, acompañada por el enano Recep, hijo ilegítimo de su difunto marido, un médico fracasado, alcohólico y aperturista, vive aún en la casa a la que se trasladó cuando ambos decidieron abandonar Estambul iniciada la revolución de 1908. Sus hijos han muerto pero tiene tres nietos que la visitan cada verano. Faruk, el mayor, es un historiador al que su mujer ha abandonado y que encuentra en el alcohol un paliativo eficaz a su aburrimiento; Nilgün, una joven soñadora e idealista que desea una revolución social que no llega y cu... continue

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La vida nueva by Orhan Pamuk ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
Novela ubicada en Turquía acerca de un grupo de estudiantes obsesionados con un libro. Uno de ellos aún ha abandonado sus estudios para hacer copias a mano para poder compartirlo con otra gente. Nunca se aclara el contenido el libro, pero aunque los jóvenes se entusiasman, sus ancianos creen que el contenido es degenerado, otro ejemplo de la influencia extranjera que está arruinando el país.

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My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
** ORDER NIGHTS OF PLAGUE, THE NEW NOVEL FROM ORHAN PAMUK ** Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Award 'Wonderful' The Spectator 'Magnificent' Observer 'Sumptuous' New Yorker 'Unforgettable' Guardian My Name is Red is an unforgettable murder mystery, set amid the splendour of sixteenth century Istanbul, from the Nobel prizewinning author In the late 1590s, the Sultan secretly commissions a great book: a celebration of his life and his empire, to be illuminated by the best artists of the day - in the European manner. At a time of violent fundamental... continue

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Nieve by Orhan Pamuk ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
Tras doce años de exilio en Alemania, el poeta y periodista Ka regresa a su Turquía natal por la muerte de su madre. Allí, un crimen político, una oleada de suicidios y la posibilidad de reencontrarse con su amor de juventud le conducirán a la ciudad de Kars, una tierra miserable donde la gente vive atrapada entre el terrorismo kurdo y la rigidez de una política islámica radical; el choque entre sus ideas occidentales y el lado más drástico del islam llevará a Ka replantearse su relación con sus orígenes y con Dios.


8.

Snow by Orhan Pamuk EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Touching, slyly comic, and humming with cerebral suspense—a masterful novel of "political intrigue and philosophy, romance and noir" (Vogue) and the lethal chemistry between secular doubt and Islamic fanaticism from the Nobel Prize winner. An exiled poet named Ka returns to Turkey and travels to the forlorn city of Kars. His ostensible purpose is to report on a wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head-scarves. But Ka is also drawn by his memories of the radiant Ipek, now recently divorced. Amid blanketing snowfall and universal suspicion, Ka fin... continue

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The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
The Museum of Innocence - set in Istanbul between 1975 and today - tells the story of Kemal, the son of one of Istanbul's richest families, and of his obsessive love for a poor and distant relation, the beautiful Fusun, who is a shop-girl in a small boutique. In his romantic pursuit of Füsun over the next eight years, Kemal compulsively amasses a collection of objects that chronicles his lovelorn progress-a museum that is both a map of a society and of his heart. The novel depicts a panoramic view of life in Istanbul as it chronicles this long, obsessive love affair; and Pamuk beautifully capt... continue

10.

The red-haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
** ORDER NIGHTS OF PLAGUE, THE NEW NOVEL FROM ORHAN PAMUK **Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature'Saturated with sympathy and sense of place, the book charts a boy's journey into manhood and Turkey's into irreversible change' Financial Times'An ending that makes you immediately start the book all over again.' The Sunday Times 'Enchanting.' Wall Street Journal'Many years have now gone by, and jealousy compels me to keep her name a secret, even from my readers. But I must provide a full and truthful account of what happened.'A studious young man spends a summer helping a master well-digger se... continue

11.
The White Castle

The White Castle by Orhan Pamuk EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / Turkey flag Turkey
Description:
Winner of the 1990 Independent Award for foreign fiction, this book tells the story of a young Italian scholar who is captured by pirates. Put up for auction at the Istanbul slave market, he is bought by a Turkish servant, eager to learn about scientific and intellectual advances in the West.