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Author: Orhan Pamuk; Maureen Freely
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2005.
Series: Vintage international.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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A spellbinding tale of disparate yearnings (for love, art, power, and God) set in a remote Turkish town, where stirrings of political Islamism threaten to unravel the secular order.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Orhan Pamuk; Maureen Freely
ISBN: 0375706860 9780375706868
OCLC Number: 61119056
Notes: "This translation originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf ... New York, in 2004"--Title page verso.
Awards: Nobel prize in literature.
Description: 425 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The journey to Kars --
The outlying districts --
Poverty and history --
Ka meets İpek in the New Life Pastry Shop --
The first and last conversation between the murderer and his victim --
Love, religion, and poetry: Muhtar's sad story --
At party headquarters, police headquarters, and once again in the streets --
Blue and Rüstem --
A nonbeliever who does not want to kill himself --
Snow and happiness --
Ka with Sheikh Efendi --
The sad story of Necip and Hicran --
A walk through the snow with Kadife --
The dinner conversation turns to love, head scarves, and suicide --
At the National Theater --
Necip describes his landscape and Ka recites his poem --
A play about a girl who burns her head scarf --
A revolution onstage --
The night of the revolution --
While Ka slept and when he woke the next morning --
Ka in the cold rooms of terror --
Sunay Zaim's military and theatrical careers --
With Sunay at military headquarters --
The six-sided snowflake --
Ka with Kadife in the hotel room --
Blue's statement to the west --
Ka urges Turgut Bey to sign the statement --
Ka with İpek in the hotel room --
In Frankfurt --
A short spell of happiness --
The secret meeting at the Hotel Asia --
On love, insignificance, and Blue's disappearance --
The fear of being shot --
The mediator --
Ka with Blue in his cell --
Bargaining in which life vies with theater, and art with politics --
Preparations for the play to end all plays --
An enforced visit --
Ka and İpek meet at the hotel --
The first half of the chapter --
The missing green notebook --
From İpek's point of view --
The final act --
Four years later, in Kars.
Series Title: Vintage international.
Other Titles: Kar.
Responsibility: Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely.
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A spellbinding tale of disparate yearnings (for love, art, power, and God) set in a remote Turkish town, where stirrings of political Islamism threaten to unravel the secular order.

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