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The red-haired woman : a novel / Orhan Pamuk ; translated by Ekin Oklap.

Pamuk, Orhan, 1952- (author.). Oklap, Ekin, (translator.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Gibsons Public Library FIC PAMU (Text) 30886001041876 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Checked out 11/04/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735272705
  • Physical Description: 253 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Knopf Canada, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "From the Nobel Prize winner and bestselling author of Snow, Museum of Innocence and My Name Is Red, a timeless and absorbing fable of fathers and sons. On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well-digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain. As they struggle in the summer heat, excavating without luck metre by metre, the two will develop a filial bond neither has known before--not the poor middle-aged bachelor nor the middle-class boy whose father disappeared after being arrested for politically subversive activities. The pair will come to depend on each other, and exchange stories reflecting disparate views of the world. But in the nearby town, where they buy provisions and take their evening break, the boy will find an irresistible diversion. The Red-Haired Woman, an alluring member of a travelling theatre company, catches his eye and seems as fascinated by him as he is by her. The young man's wildest dream will be realized, but, when in his distraction a horrible accident befalls the well-digger, the boy will flee, returning to Istanbul. Only years later will he discover whether he was in fact responsible for his master's death and who the red-headed enchantress was. A beguiling mystery tale of family and romance, of east and west, tradition and modernity, by one of the great storytellers of our time."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Accidents > Fiction.
Actresses > Fiction.
Istanbul (Turkey) > Fiction.

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