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Snow / Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely.

Pamuk, Orhan, 1952- (Author). Freely, Maureen, 1952- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0375406972
  • ISBN: 9780375406973
  • Physical Description: 425 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf : 2004.

Contents / Notes

Contents: The journey to Kars -- The outlying districts -- Poverty and history -- Ka meets İpek in the New Life Pastry Shop -- The first and last conversation between the murderer and his victim -- Love, religion, and poetry: Muhtar's sad story -- At party headquarters, police headquarters, and once again in the streets -- Blue and rüstem -- A nonbeliever who does not want to kill himself -- Snow and happiness -- Ka with Sheikh Efendi -- The sad story of Necip and Hicran -- A walk through the snow with Kadife -- The dinner conversation turns to love, head scarves, and suicide -- At the National Theater -- Necip describes his landscape and Ka recites his poem -- A play about a girl who burns her head scarf -- A revolution onstage -- The night of the revolution -- While Ka slept and when he woke the next morning -- Ka in the cold rooms of terror -- Sunay Zaim's military and theatrical careers -- With Sunay at military headquarters -- The six-sided snowflake -- Ka with Kadife in the hotel room -- Blue's statement to the West -- Ka urges Turgut Bey to sign the statement -- Ka with İpek in the hotel room -- In Frankfurt -- A short spell of happiness -- The secret meeting at the Hotel Asia -- On love, insignificance, and Blue's disappearance -- The fear of being shot -- The mediator -- Ka with Blue in his cell -- Bargaining in which life vies with theater, and art with politics -- Preparations for the play to end all plays -- An enforced visit -- Ka and İpek meet at the hotel -- The first half of the chapter -- The missing green notebook -- From İpek's point of view -- The final act -- Four years later, in Kars.
Summary, etc.: After years of lonely political exile, Turkish poet Ka returns to Istanbul to attend his mother's funeral and learns about a series of suicides among pious girls forbidden to wear headscarves.
Subject: Poets, Turkish > Fiction.
Political fiction.
Kars (Turkey) > Fiction.
Genre: Political fiction, Turkish.
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