The Resource A strangeness in my mind : being the adventures and dreams of Mevlut Karata, a seller of boza, and of his friends, and also a portrait of life in Istanbul between 1969 and 2012 from many different points of view : a novel, Orhan Pamuk

A strangeness in my mind : being the adventures and dreams of Mevlut Karata, a seller of boza, and of his friends, and also a portrait of life in Istanbul between 1969 and 2012 from many different points of view : a novel, Orhan Pamuk

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A strangeness in my mind : being the adventures and dreams of Mevlut Karata, a seller of boza, and of his friends, and also a portrait of life in Istanbul between 1969 and 2012 from many different points of view : a novel
Title
A strangeness in my mind
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being the adventures and dreams of Mevlut Karata, a seller of boza, and of his friends, and also a portrait of life in Istanbul between 1969 and 2012 from many different points of view : a novel
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Orhan Pamuk
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  • eng
  • tur
  • eng
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Awards note
International Dublin Literary Award : Shortlist, 2017.
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DLC
Dewey number
894/.3533
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Turkish
LC call number
PL248.P34
LC item number
K3513 2015
Literary form
fiction
A strangeness in my mind : being the adventures and dreams of Mevlut Karata, a seller of boza, and of his friends, and also a portrait of life in Istanbul between 1969 and 2012 from many different points of view : a novel, Orhan Pamuk
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A strangeness in my mind : being the adventures and dreams of Mevlut Karata, a seller of boza, and of his friends, and also a portrait of life in Istanbul between 1969 and 2012 from many different points of view : a novel, Orhan Pamuk
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Includes index. -Originally published in Turkey as Kafamda Bir Tuhafl ik by YapI kredi. -"Winner of the Nobel Prize" -- cover. -Since his boyhood in a poor village in Central Anatolia, Mevlut Karataş has fantasized about what his life would become. Not getting as far in school as he'd hoped, at the age of twelve he comes to Istanbul - 'the center of the world' - and is immediately enthralled both by the city being demolished and the new one that is fast being built. He follows his father's trade, selling boza (a traditional Turkish drink) on the street, and hoping to become rich. But chance seems to conspire against him. He spends three years writing love letters to a girl he saw just once at a wedding, only to elope by mistake with her sister. And though he grows to cherish his wife and the family they have, his relations all make their fortunes while his own years are spent in a series of jobs leading nowhere. Every evening, without fail, he still wanders the streets of Istanbul, selling boza and wondering at the 'strangeness' in his mind, the sensation that makes him feel different from everyone else, until fortune conspires once more to let him understand at last what it is he has always yearned for
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24 cm.
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416 p.
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9780307700292
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2015006769
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