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Istanbul: Memories of a City - Orhan Pamuk
Istanbul: Memories of a City
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780571218332 (0571218334)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 348
Edition language: English
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Nevermind the human interaction
Nevermind the human interaction rated it
4.0 Istanbul is great although it is not the only place in the world where people like to watch a house burn
I haven't read any of Pamuk's fiction, but I intend to after having read this book. It is great, although I would not recommend it to people with a short attention span - you will be nodding off. I'll go into more detail below.- The language is rich and paints a detailed picture - in fact, I found t...
travelin rated it
2.0 Istanbul: Memories and the City
There's really no nice way to say this. One of the deservedly obscure authors he spends a chapter praising is described as being some kind of pedophile. This isn't a pretend metaphor in Lolita, this is Pamuk's loving description of a nobody. If that's not enough, his best description of Istanbul, on...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 Istanbul: Memories and the City
This is the second book by Pamuk that I have read. I would like to point out that it seems that this book should be read either before or after The Museum of Innocence because I found myself making it notes of where the novel and this memoir collide.I've never been to Istanbul, but now I want to go...
Lotus wild over sakura
Lotus wild over sakura rated it
3.0 Istanbul: Memories and the City
Pamuk ardently loves Istanbul come what may. His warm abode.A place where his childhood memories are masked in every paved stones and town structures.Fated to this predestined city his aspirations molded into becoming a writer and not an artist.I'll etch a comprehensive review when my age is equival...
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