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Silent House - a book by Pamuk, Orhan

Silent House

Silent House( )
Author: Pamuk, Orhan
Series title:Vintage International Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

In a crumbling mansion in a gentrified former fishing village on the Turkish coast, the widow Fatma awaits the annual visit of her grandchildren: Faruk, a dissipated historian; his sensitive leftist sister, Nilgün; and Metin, a high schooler drawn to the fast life of the nouveaux riche. Bedridden, Fatma is attended by her faithful servant Recep, a dwarf--and her late husband's illegitimate son. Mistress and servant share memories, and grievances, from the past. But the arrival of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.56 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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