The White Castle

Orhan Pamuk
Translated by Victoria Holbrook

The White Castle, Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk’s celebrated novel, and the first to be published in English

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571309696
Date Published
16.04.2015
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Summary

** PRE-ORDER NIGHTS OF PLAGUE, THE NEW NOVEL FROM ORHAN PAMUK **

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Winner of the Independent Award for Foreign Fiction

‘Turkey’s foremost novelist . . . A first-rate storyteller.’ Times Literary Supplement
‘Comparisons with Kafka and Calvino do not exaggerate.’ Independent
‘One of those are novels that call into being a complete and self-contained world shot through with a peculiar brilliance.’ New York Times

*Orhan Pamuk’s first novel published in English*

A young Italian scholar is captured by pirates between Venice and Naples. After being put up for auction at the Istanbul slave market, he is bought by a Turkish savant eager to learn about scientific and intellectual advances in the West.
But as master and slave bond over each other’s sins and secrets, their relationship grows increasingly complex. They soon find themselves part of the Sultan’s army, and on a journey that will lead them to the mythical White Castle.

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Orhan Pamuk is the author of many celebrated books, including The White Castle, Istanbul and Snow. In 2003 he won the International IMPAC Award for My Name is Red, and in 2006 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Museum of Innocence was an international bestseller, praised in the Guardian as ‘an enthralling, immensely enjoyable piece of storytelling’.…

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