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Orhan Pamuk, Maureen Freely (Translator)


Tuesday, December 8 2009

The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk

Just as Dostoyevsky did in critiquing a Russia that looked outward to Europe rather than inward to find its soul, Pamuk portrays an upper class that takes its cues from the West, while threatening to dislodge itself from its native culture.

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