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Snow - Orhan Pamuk
Snow
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781841593388 (1841593389)
Publisher: Everyman
Pages no: 460
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
2.5 If this had been the first of his I read, I wouldn't have read any others
I'm mixed about this book. On one hand, I love the political look. On the other hand, I am so tired of books where the female characters are simply seen as symbols by the men in the story.But the politics. That was awesome.
Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
3.0 Snow
Suffocating prose; monologues in spades; hard to understand without footnotes, which made me care less for the plot; I have a feeling English translation is not too good - at some point, accidentally, I switched from a print copy in English to an e-book in Polish and the change in the ease of readin...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
2.0 Pamuk's Snow
In the end this book was a disappointment. As I began to read, I was intrigued, but I became less and less interested as it goes along. The book is a postmodern novel. It reads a lot like Milan Kundera and is about, love, relationships, politics, and Islam versus the West. It is somewhat dreamli...
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it
3.5 Blinding Love and the Presence of Allah: Snow by Orhan Pamuk
Abridged version of my review posted on Edith’s Miscellany on 17 January 2014 The Turkish novel Snow by the Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk is set in a winter of the 1990s when Ka, a middle-aged poet of small renown suffering from writer’s block, travels from his exile in Germany to the Eastern Anatoli...
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it
3.5 Blinding Love and the Presence of Allah: Snow by Orhan Pamuk
Abridged version of my review posted on Edith’s Miscellany on 17 January 2014 The Turkish novel Snow by the Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk is set in a winter of the 1990s when Ka, a middle-aged poet of small renown suffering from writer’s block, travels from his exile in Germany to the Eastern Anatoli...
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