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Silent House

Silent House( )
Author: Pamuk, Orhan
Series title:Vintage International Ser.
ISBN:978-0-307-74483-8
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

From the Nobel Prize winner and acclaimed author of My Name is Red comes an unforgettable novel about a Turkish family gathering in the shadow of an impending military coup that's "threaded through with ideas about history, religion, memory, class and politics" (The New York Times Book Review).  In a crumbling mansion in a gentrified former fishing village on the Turkish coast, the widow Fatma awaits the annual visit of her grandchildren:...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / General
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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