The Black Book
The Black Book is Orhan Pamuk's tour de force, a stunning tapestry of Middle Eastern and Islamic culture which confirmed his reputation as a writer of international stature. Richly atmospheric and Rabelaisian in scope, it is a labyrinthine novel suffused with the sights, sounds and scents of Istanbul, an unforgettable evocation of the city where East meets West, and a boldly unconventional mystery that plumbs the elusive nature of identity, fiction, interpretation and reality.
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The Black BookUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This vintage edition offers a new translation of PamukÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½s unconventional 1990 mystery. When Galip CeyÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½s wife disappears, Galip suspects she may be with her ex-husband-voluntarily or not-so he assumes the manÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½s identity to investigate. Read full review
Review: The Black BookUser Review - Sara Cat - Goodreads
I loved this one. To be fair, Istanbul is one of my favorite cities in the world, and this subterranean, hallucinogenic historical version of it - well, it's just awesome. Love the vision - all the ... Read full review