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Istanbul: Memories of a City

Istanbul: Memories of a City

Author: Orhan Pamuk
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Description

Turkey's greatest living novelist guides us through the monuments and lost paradises, dilapidated Ottoman villas, back streets and waterways of Istanbul - the city of his birth and the home of his imagination. This is a supremely moving account of one man's love affair with the city that has been his home since his birth.

Awards

Shortlisted for Samuel Johnson Prize 2005 and British Book Awards: History Book of the Year 2006.

Author description

Orhan Pamuk, described as 'one of the freshest, most original voices in contemporary fiction' (Independent on Sunday), is the author of many books, including The White Castle, The Black Book and The New Life. In 2003 he won the International IMPAC Award for My Name is Red, and in 2004 Faber published the translation of his novel Snow, which The Times described as 'a novel of profound relevance to the present moment'. Orhan Pamuk lives in Istanbul.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780571218332
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : February 2006
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Orhan Pamuk
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 894.3533
  • : 350
  • : Travel writing