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By Orhan Pamuk

ISBN-10: 0375701613

ISBN-13: 9780375701610

ISBN-10: 0807612642

ISBN-13: 9780807612644

From a Turkish author who has been in comparison with Borges, Nabokov, and DeLillo comes a stunning novel that's right away an enthralling paintings of ancient fiction and a sinuous treatise at the enigma of identification and the kin among East and West. within the seventeenth century, a tender Italian student crusing from Venice to Naples is taken prisoner and dropped at Constantinople. There he falls into the custody of a pupil often called Hoja--"master"--a guy who's his precise double. within the years that keep on with, the slave instructs his grasp in Western technology and know-how, from medication to pyrotechnics. yet Hoja desires to be aware of extra: why he and his captive are the folks they're and no matter if, given wisdom of every other's such a lot intimate secrets and techniques, they can really trade identities. Set in an international of brilliant scholarship and terrifying savagery, The White Castle is a colourful and intricately patterned triumph of the mind's eye. Translated from the Turkish by way of Victoria Holbrook.

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