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Apart from two or three breakpoints, that is about as much as there is to palpable events. The models of the heliocentric and geocentric universes also come to represent the two men and their views on the world. The narrator goes into hiding as well. Add to Watch list.

White Castle (Beyaz Kale)/Orhan Pamuk

Pamuk’s most recent book, Istanbul, is a poetical work that is hard to classify, combining the author’s early memoirs up to the age of 22, and an essay about the city of Istanbul, illustrated with photographs from his own album, and pictures by western painters and Turkish photographers. The narrator sees and uses his knowledge as a way to help paumk Hoja uses his knowledge to move his own ambitions forward.

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The White Castle original Turkish title: The narrator tells us that it is this incident that inspired him to record the previous events of his life. At the age of 23 Pamuk decided to become a novelist, and giving up everything else retreated into his flat and began to write.

Neither Hoja nor the narrator are mentioned, only a vague ‘He’. When Hoja can’t be bothered to visit the kzle, he sends the narrator in his guise.


You tricked me, Mr. A bond forms, firstly in that they learn from each other, not just knowledge, but of their lives, though Hoca keeps the information of the latter more secret. This is not the first time that Pamuk tackles the question of identity. The seller hasn’t specified a postage method to United States. The motif of the identical twin represents their relation quite poignantly: Doesn’t post to United States See details.

By the way, is it just a ‘concidence’, or merely an example of seeing everything connected to everything else, that the name of the White castle is ‘Doppio’ the Italian word for ‘double’? Apr 21, Mattia Ravasi rated it it was amazing. As he writes in his autobiographical book Istanbul, from his childhood until the age of 22 he devoted himself largely to painting and dreamed of becoming an artist.

Hoja becomes the Italian; the Italian becomes Hoja.

It’s like a joke, or life or sex, we all know what the kald is, it’s what happens between now and then that matters.

Faruk tells us that oehan manuscript we are about to read is his own rendition into contemporary Turkish. A dreamy, absorbing novel that’s very dense but immensely captivating – on par with the weirdest fiction of Calvino, Borges or Hoffmann. If this is a hard cover, the dust jacket may be missing.

Beyaz Kale

It is almost impossible to talk about this book without revealing its ending or at least pa,uk one might consider to be its ending. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window pamjk tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to Watch list.


For other uses, see White Castle disambiguation. The White Castle about the frictions and friendship between a Venetian slave and an Ottoman scholar was published in English and many other languages from onwards, bringing Pamuk his first international fame.

Independent Foreign Byeaz Prize Slightly beside the point, but I must vent: We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there – we just had to let you know! Once I got to the ending, nothing surprising had happened and I felt a bit cheated. During this time, the narrator is shocked at how much Hoja knows about his past, and his mannerisms, and can imitate him perfectly.

This strange work purports to be a 17th century manuscript found by one Faruk Darvinoglu in And when you realise a change occurring in you, do you hang on to what was previously there or do you let yourself glide with the new condition, trade places, become your own alter ego?

On page 3 Faruk reveals that a professor he had consu It is almost impossible to talk about this book without revealing its ending or at least what one might consider to be its ending.

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