A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk #BookReview

A Strangeness in My Mind

What matters more in love: what we wish for, or what our fate has in store? Do our choices dictate whether we will be happy or not, or are these things determined by forces beyond our control? A Strangeness In My Mind tries to answer these questions while portraying the tensions between urban life and family life, and the fury and helplessness of women inside their homes. A Strangeness In My Mind is a novel Orhan Pamuk has worked on for six years. It is the story of boza seller Mevlut, the woman to whom he wrote three years’ worth …

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My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

My Name is Red Orhan Pamuk

I am a Corpse This is one of my favorite books and I had to write about it. My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk. It’s actually a detective book that starts with the chapter ”I am a Corpse”. So we see what happens seconds after the murder we will be investigating. The description of what the victim ‘feels’ is wonderfully portrayed. Then we can go and experience life in the 1590s Istanbul looking for our murderer. If you think the chapters ”I will be called a Murderer” help, well think again. All the chapters are made up of different …

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