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The New Life

Orhan Pamuk
Translated by Guneli Gun

The New Life by Orhan Pamuk is a spiritual journey into the arid heartland of Turkey, in the name of love, literature and freedom.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571326082
Date Published
01.10.2015
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Summary

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

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

‘Everyone should read Pamuk’ The New Statesman
‘You could become obsessed with this novel’ Guardian

Osman is a young engineering student when he finds a mysterious and dangerous book that promises him a new and exciting life. He abandons his studies, turns his back on home and family, falls in love and embarks on restless bus rides through a nocturnal landscape of travellers’ cafes and apocalyptic bus wrecks, all in pursuit of this elusive vision.

But will he, or the reader, ever understand the nature of this strange obsession?

Critic Reviews

Pellucid, elusive, infinitely suggestive and poignant . . . Everyone should read Pamuk.

New Statesman
Critic Reviews

A head-on collision between Ballard's Crash and Hesse's Siddhartha. A strange, haunting novel.

Literary Review
Critic Reviews

Brilliantly captures the atmosphere of the Turkish hinterland.

Alain de Botton
Critic Reviews

You could become obsessed with this novel.

Guardian
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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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