Pamuk, Orhan

Istanbul: memories and the city Pamuk, Orhan - New York Vintage International 2004 - xii, 383 p.

A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world's great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms. His portrait of his city is thus also a self-portrait, refracted by memory and the melancholy�or h?z?n� that all Istanbullus share: the sadness that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire. (


Authors, Turkish - 20th century - Biography
Istanbul (Turkey) - Description and travel

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