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Orhan Pamuk: Characters pull me along in their own directions

By ABDULLAH KILIÇ

These days Turkey is abuzz about Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk and his new book, “Masumiyet Müzesi” (Museum of Innocence), with a first printing of 100,000 copies. Pamuk is quite pleased with the initial reactions from the press and from the first readers of this new work.

A woman holds a copy of the new book by Turkey's first Nobel ...
AFP

Sun Aug 31, 6:46 AM ET

A woman holds a copy of the new book by Turkey’s first Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk at a bookshop in Istanbul. The book, entitled "The Museum of Innocence", is a love story between a rich man and a poor girl set in Istanbul.

(AFP/Lydia Mutschmann)

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