A Strangeness in My Mind

A Strangeness in My Mind A Strangeness In My Mind Is A Novel Orhan Pamuk Has Worked On For Six Years It Is The Story Of Boza Seller Mevlut, The Woman To Whom He Wrote Three Years Worth Of Love Letters, And Their Life In Istanbul.In The Four Decades Between 1969 And 2012, Mevlut Works A Number Of Different Jobs On The Streets Of Istanbul, From Selling Yoghurt And Cooked Rice, To Guarding A Car Park He Observes Many Different Kinds Of People Thronging The Streets, He Watches Most Of The City Get Demolished And Re Built, And He Sees Migrants From Anatolia Making A Fortune At The Same Time, He Witnesses All Of The Transformative Moments, Political Clashes, And Military Coups That Shape The Country He Always Wonders What It Is That Separates Him From Everyone Else The Source Of That Strangeness In His Mind But He Never Stops Selling Boza During Winter Evenings And Trying To Understand Who His Beloved Really Is.What Matters In Love What We Wish For, Or What Our Fate Has In Store Do Our Choices Dictate Whether We Will Be Happy Or Not, Or Are These Things Determined By Forces Beyond Our Control A Strangeness In My Mind Tries To Answer These Questions While Portraying The Tensions Between Urban Life And Family Life, And The Fury And Helplessness Of Women Inside Their Homes. The Museum of Innocence , by Orhan Pamuk, was one of the most nail biting intense stories of a wealthy man s obsession for a shopgirl in Istanbul I had ever read.One hell of an amazing 600 page novel Magnificent A Strangeness in my Mind is also magnificent brilliant deliciously enjoyable I lost myself through the eyes of Pamuks s protagonist seeking balance between the past and the present The story begins when an elopement goes wrong for Mevlut, a street vendor, living in Ist The Museum of Innocence , by Orhan Pamuk, was one of th
Well, after three weeks of reading I finally finished Orhan Pamuk s latest novel Kafamda Bir Tuhafl k , probably the best book I have read so far in this year Not only that the novel is, in Pamuk s recognizable way, a rather thick volume, reading it also coincided with general renovation of my flat btw, great way to spend summer , so I had a very little time to dedicate to the book Nonetheless, I kept going and found out that reading of this novel not just fulfilled me in the way that good b Well, after three weeks of reading I finally finished Orhan Pamuk s latest novel Kafamda Bir Tuhafl k , probably the best book I have read so far in this year Not only that the novel is, in Pamuk s recognizable way, a rather thick volume, reading it also coincided with general renovation of my flat btw, great way to spend summer , so I had a very little time to dedicate to the book Nonetheless, I kept going and found out that reading of this novel not just fulfilled me in the way that good books often do but also made me calm and relaxed, and because of that gave me a much needed rest from the general fatigue.Previously, I wasn t impressed by Pamuk s Masumiyet M zesi The Museum of
There is something rather old fashioned but charming about this sprawling, languorous family story set in Istanbul over 40 years The central character Mevlut is a poor street trader who supplements various day jobs by spending his evenings selling boza a traditional slightly alcoholic drink on the streets This represents something of a departure for Pamuk whose previous books have been set among the city s richer elite This one also allowsspace to its female characters.The first two There is something rather old fashioned but charming about this sprawling, languorous family story set in Istanbul over 40 years The central character Mevlut is a poor street trader who supplements various day jobs by spending his evenings selling boza a traditional slightly alcoholic drink on the streets This represents something of a departure for Pamuk whose previous books have been set among
Derin, zengin, her zamanki gibi ak c , g zel bir anlat m. M thi karakterler. lgin , farkl , a rt c bir teknik. Bize zgmilyonlarca ayr nt nan lmaz bir stanbul tarihi ara t rmas ahsi g r m de resmi g r m de udur ki ben bu kitab ok sevdim I can only meditate when I am walking When I stop, I cease to think my mind works only with my legs Jean Jacques Rousseau I will sell boza until the day the world ends Mevlut Karatas p 584 This book is long and meandering, its power like that of a fire built slowly from a bit of kindling and a single spark From the beginning, it is carefully tended and coaxed along in a quiet but steady fashion until Whoosh , it ignites in full glory A Strangeness in My Mind did not particularly grab I can only meditate when I am walking When I stop, I cease to think my mind works only with my legs Jean Jacques Rousseau I will sell boza until the day the world ends Mevlut Karatas p 584 This book is long and meandering, its power like that of a fire built slowly from a bit of kindling and a single spark From the beginning, it is carefully tended and coaxed along in a quiet but steady fashion until Whoosh , it ignites in full glory A Strangeness in My Mind did not particularly grab me, in a dramatic sense, with its opening but it did interest me enough to keep going It begins with the protagonist, Mevlut
It is such a cliche to say that I got lost in the story but if any novel should get this pronouncement from me, this is it As always, Pamuk writes with a beauty and love for his native Istanbul yet he is not one to show the city through a rose tinted lens The same goes for the people he potrays Stylistically, the ever increasing build up of detail creates a set of characters and a sense of place that you, the reader, come to know intimately Not only are you welcomed in to this world whic It is such a cliche to say that I got lost in the story but if any novel should get this pronouncement from me, this is it As always, Pamuk writes with a beauty and love for his native Istanbul yet he is not one to show the city through a rose tinted lens The same goes for the people he potrays Stylistically, the ever increasing build up of detail creates a set of characters
Ova debeljuca od skoro 600 strana, a na kojoj je Pamuk radio 6 godina, prati ivot siroma nog, ali dobrog Mevluda Karata a On je 1969 godine s ocem Mustafom i njegovim bratom Hasanom do ao u Istanbul prodavati bozu i jogurt U romanu pratimo i ivotne puteve ljudi sa kojima se zbli io dolaskom u veliki grad Roman ustvari zapo inje kada Mevlud dolazi u Istanbul i prote e se kroz 40 godina njegovog ivota Ispri an je iz nekoliko perspektiv
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  • Hardcover
  • 624 pages
  • A Strangeness in My Mind
  • Orhan Pamuk
  • English
  • 11 June 2017
  • 0571275974