Wednesday August 12, 2020


THE BLACK BOOK By Orhan Pamuk, Faber & Faber, €11.65

22nd July, 2006

A new English translation of an early novel from the Turkish author of Snow and My Name is Red, this book was critically acclaimed on its publication in 1990 and has been called its author’s masterpiece.

Pamuk has penned a lengthy and clever detective story set against the looming backdrop of Istanbul, concerning the disappearance of a man’s wife.

As the husband, Galip, attempts to track her down, using all the Holmesian...

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