The New Life

The New Life

Orhan Pamuk


The protagonist of Orhan Pamuk's fiendishly enticing novel is embarked on a global of hypnotic texts and (literally) Byzantine conspiracies that whirl around the steppes and forlorn frontier cities of Turkey. And with The New Life, Pamuk himself vaults from the leading edge of his country's writers into the sector of global literature. in the course of the unmarried act of examining a e-book, a tender pupil is uprooted from his outdated existence and identification. inside of days he has fallen in love with the luminous and elusive Janan; witnessed the tried assassination of a rival suitor; and forsaken his relations to trip aimlessly via a nocturnal panorama of traveler's cafes and apocalyptic bus wrecks. As imagined by means of Pamuk, the result's a wondrous marriage of the highbrow mystery and excessive romance. Translated from the Turkish by way of Guneli Gun.

"[A] bizarre, hypnotic new novel...It veers from highbrow conundrums within the Borges vein to rapturous lyricism comparable to Gabriel Garcia Marquez."--Wall road magazine

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