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Other Colours by Orhan Pamuk
Book DescriptionFrom Orhan Pamuk, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature, and author of My Name is Red and Istanbul, comes a collection of immediate relevance and timeless value. His original pieces have been sympathetically revisited by the author, and the result is a new work of great narrative richness and intensity. Other Colours ranges from lyrical autobiography to essays on literature and culture, from humour to political analysis, from delicate evocations of his friendship with his daughter to provocative discussions of Eastern and Western art. Reflections on Pamuk's first passport, his first trip to Europe, his father's death, his political views, his recent court case, and the Istanbul earthquake share space with a collection of pieces on writers as various as Laurence Sterne and Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Vladimir Nabokov and Mario Vargas Llosa. There are sections on Istanbul, New York - where Pamuk lived for two years - and on the writing of each of his novels. Interspersed among these are some of Pamuk's own illustrated works of art, and a short story 'Looking Out the Window'. My Father's Suitcase, Pamuk's 2006 Nobel Lecture, a brilliant illumination of what it means to be a writer, completes the selection from one of literature's most eminent and popular figures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571236862
(241mm x 162mm x 37mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Orhan Pamuk
Naive and the Sentimental Novelist, Paperback (March 2016)
What happens within us when we read a novel? And how does a novel create its unique effects, so distinct from those of a painting, a film, or a poem? This book takes us into the worlds of the writer and the reader, revealing their intimate connections.
Black Book, Paperback (October 2015)
Deals with Middle East and Islamic culture. Rabelaisian in scope, this book offers the sights, sounds and scents of Istanbul, an unforgettable evocation of the city where East meets West, and a boldly unconventional mystery that plumbs the elusive nature of identity, fiction, interpretation and reality.
New Life, Paperback (October 2015)» View all books by Orhan Pamuk
A young student who yearns for the life promised by a dangerously magical book. He falls in love, abandons his studies, turns his back on home and family, and embarks on restless bus trips through the provinces, in pursuit of an elusive vision. This is a wondrous odyssey, laying bare the rage of an arid heartland.
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Author Biography - Orhan Pamuk
Orhan Pamuk, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2006, is the author of many books, including The White Castle and The Black Book. In 2003 he won the International IMPAC Award for My Name is Red. Istanbul, a memoir of his life in the city, was shortlisted for the BBC FOUR Samuel Johnson Prize.
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