The White Castle

by Orhan Pamuk

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Tags: Set in TURKEY Male author

The White Castle

Winner of the 1990 Independent Award for foreign fiction, this book tells the story of a young Italian scholar who is captured by pirates. Put up for auction at the Istanbul slave market, he is bought by a Turkish servant, eager to learn about scientific and intellectual advances in the West.

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Challenge: Read Around Asia Challenge
Country: Turkey flag Turkey
Language: EN
Genre: Historical Historical fiction
Recommended: 30 Oct 2022

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