SNOW

By: Pamuk, Orhan

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Dread, yearning, identity, intrigue, the lethal chemistry between secular doubt and Islamic fanaticism-these are the elements that Orhan Pamuk anneals in this masterful, disquieting novel. An exiled poet named Ka returns to Turkey and travels to the forlorn city of Kars. His ostensible purpose is to report on a wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head-scarves. But Ka is also drawn by his memories of the radiant Ipek, now recently divorced. Amid blanketing snowfall and universal suspicion, Ka finds himself pursued by figures ranging from Ipek's ex-husband to a charismatic terrorist. A lost gift returns with ecstatic suddenness. A theatrical evening climaxes in a massacre. And finding god may be the prelude to losing everything else. Touching, slyly comic, and humming with cerebral suspense, "Snow" is of immense relevance to our present moment.

Title: SNOW

Author Name: Pamuk, Orhan

Categories: Fiction - International, Fiction,

Publisher: Vintage International: 2005

ISBN Number: 0375706860

ISBN Number 13: 9780375706868

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 83873

Description: Very Good - Binding straight & tight; spine uncreased; little or no edge wear; no marks or writing. ; 5 x 8; 463 pages

Keywords: Turkish Author Nobel Prize In Literature Turkey - Fiction,