My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk


my Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

great oneMy Name is Red is by far the grandest and most. But because figurative art can be deemed an affront to Islam, this commission is a dangerous proposition indeed, and no one in the elite circle can know the full scope or nature of the nic erupts when one of the chosen miniaturists disappears, and the. When the Sultan commissions a great book to celebrate his royal self and his extensive dominion, he directs Enishte Effendi to assemble a cadre of the most acclaimed artists in the land. We in the West can only feel grateful that such a novelist as Pamuk exists, to act as a bridge between our culture and that of a heritage quite as rich as our own."-Tom Holland, Daily Telegraph (UK) "Readers will find themselves lured into. All it needs is the Nobel Prize."-Maureen Freely, New Statesman (UK A perfect example of Pamuk's method as a novelist, which is to combine literary trickery with page-turning readability As a meditation on art, in particular, My Name is Red is exquisitely subtle, demanding and. Their task: to illuminate the work in the European style. All it needs is the Nobel Prize.'-Maureen Freely, New Statesman (UK) 'A perfect example of Pamuk's method as a novelist, which is to combine literary trickery with page-turning readability As a meditation on art, in particular, My Name is Red is exquisitely subtle, demanding and.

my Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

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From one of the most important and acclaimed writers music Today a Bunch of Garbage at work today, a thrilling new novel-part murder mystery, part love story-set amid the perils of religious repression in sixteenth-century Istanbul. But because figurative art can be deemed an affront to Islam, this commission is a dangerous proposition indeed, and no one in the elite circle can. I would go so far as to say that Pamuk achieves the very thing his book implies is impossible More than any other book I can think of, it captures not just Istanbul's past and present contradictions, but also its terrible, timeless beauty. 'Pamuk is a novelist and a great one My Name is Red is by far the grandest and most astonishing contest in his internal East-West war It is chock-full of sublimity and sin The story is told by each of a dozen characters, and now. Orhan Pamuk is indisputably a major novelist.'-Philip Hensher, The Spectator (UK) 'In this magnificent new novel Pamuk takes the reader into the strange and beautiful world of Islamic art, in which Western notions no longer make sense In this world of forgeries, where some might. It's almost perfect, in other words. Or is a jealous contender for the hand of Enishte s ravishing daughter, the incomparable Shekure, somehow to blame? Or is a jealous contender for the hand of Enishtes ravishing daughter, the incomparable Shekure, somehow to blame? It is a humanity whose lies and silences emerge as endearing and oddly bracing individual truths."- Richard Eder, New York Times Book Review "A murder mystery set in sixteenth-century Istanbul that uses the art of miniature illumination, much as Mann's 'Doctor Faustus' did music,.

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