Orhan Pamuk

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Nights of Plague by Orhan Pamuk review – a playful approach to big themes
The reader is cast as detective in this ludic novel about nationalism, pandemics and propaganda, set in the latter days of the Ottoman empire

Lucy Hughes-Hallett

21, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Top 10 novels about Turkey | Defne Suman
Orhan Pamuk and Elif Shafak are the international star names, but all of these writers bring a distinctive lightness of heart to bear on a very heavy history

Defne Suman

14, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Author Orhan Pamuk: ‘I used to have three bodyguards, now I have one’
Nobel prize winner Orhan Pamuk on Salman Rushdie’s attack, responding to extremism in Turkey – and his new, oddly prophetic, pandemic novel

Lisa Allardice

10, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Writers stand united in a call for peace | Letter
Letter: Signatories from PEN International call for an end to the violence unleashed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Letters

27, Feb, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk charged again with ‘insulting Turkishness’
Case based on his new novel Nights of the Plague, initially dismissed in April, has been reopened after an appeal

Alison Flood

16, Nov, 2021 @4:56 PM

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Margaret Atwood and JM Coetzee demand release of jailed Iranian writers
A letter by PEN America, signed by dozens of high-profile writers and artistic figures, calls for Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan, and Reza Khandan Mahabadi to be acquitted

Alison Flood

29, Sep, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Rushdie and Atwood join calls to restore citizenship to critic of Modi
More than 250 authors urge India’s prime minister to reinstate overseas citizenship of British journalist Aatish Taseer

Alison Flood

14, Nov, 2019 @10:57 AM

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Orhan Pamuk's Snow: a book about 'other' people – and therefore us
Whether you read it after 9/11 or Trump’s election, Pamuk’s 2004 novel seems endlessly timely. How did he do it?

Sam Jordison

20, Mar, 2018 @6:41 PM

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Anger at a 'liberal elite' and an author in exile: Orhan Pamuk's Snow is eerily prescient
The future haunts this 2004 novel, told by a mysterious and playful narrator called Orhan

Sam Jordison

13, Mar, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Reading group: Snow by Orhan Pamuk is March's book
Declared essential by Margaret Atwood, this atmospheric novel translated from Turkish has emerged as this month’s choice

Sam Jordison

06, Mar, 2018 @11:55 AM

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Pressure from Turkey blamed as Sarajevo reverses decision to honour Orhan Pamuk
The Nobel laureate, who is a vocal critic of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, was nominated for the honour while writing screenplay about Bosnian war

Alison Flood

20, Feb, 2018 @1:03 PM

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The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk review – ancient myths and authorial friskiness
Everyday life and inherited stories combine in a parable about present-day Turkey

Andrew Motion

08, Sep, 2017 @8:01 AM

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