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A strangeness in my mind / Orphan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap.

By: Pamuk, Orhan, 1952-.
Contributor(s): Oklap, Ekin [translator.].
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2016Description: xv, 749 p. : ill., 20 cm.ISBN: 9780571275991 : (pbk).Uniform titles: Kafamda bir tuhaflık. English. Subject(s): Istanbul (Turkey) -- Social life and customs -- FictionSummary: At a family wedding Mevlut catches sight of a girl with whom he falls in love. After a secret courtship of letters passed via his cousin, she agrees to elope with him, and on a dark night the two come together for the first time. As they rush to catch a train to Istanbul, Mevlut realises he has been misled. But the die is cast, and the situation will determine the rest of his days. Over the next four decades in Istanbul, Mevlut works various jobs to support his loving wife and family; work that gives him a special perspective on his rapidly changing city and the people who live there. And every evening he walks the streets, selling his wares and dreaming his dreams. (Copac).
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Includes index.

Originally published in Turkish as: Kafamda bir tuhaflik by Yapi Kredi Publications, 2014.

At a family wedding Mevlut catches sight of a girl with whom he falls in love. After a secret courtship of letters passed via his cousin, she agrees to elope with him, and on a dark night the two come together for the first time. As they rush to catch a train to Istanbul, Mevlut realises he has been misled. But the die is cast, and the situation will determine the rest of his days. Over the next four decades in Istanbul, Mevlut works various jobs to support his loving wife and family; work that gives him a special perspective on his rapidly changing city and the people who live there. And every evening he walks the streets, selling his wares and dreaming his dreams. (Copac).

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