Orhan Pamuk





Orhan Pamuk

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in Istanbul, Turkey
June 07, 1952

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Ferit Orhan Pamuk is a Nobel Prize-winning Turkish novelist. Pamuk is often regarded as a post-modern writer. As one of Turkey's most prominent novelists, his work has been translated into more than forty languages. He is the recipient of numerous national and international literary awards. He was the first Turkish person awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on October 12, 2006, commended for being an author "who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures."


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“I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.”
Orhan Pamuk, The New Life

“I don't want to be a tree; I want to be its meaning.”
Orhan Pamuk, My Name is Red

“How much can we ever know about the love and pain in another heart? How much can we hope to understand those who have suffered deeper anguish, greater deprivation, and more crushing disappointments than we ourselves have known?”
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