Snow (Vintage International)
by Orhan Pamuk
Paperback- $12.94

Dread, yearning, identity, intrigue, the lethal chemistry between secular doubt and Islamic fanaticism–these are the elements that Orhan ...

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  "We still can't figure out why this book won the Nobel Prize" by MoCoBookClub (see profile) 05/08/08

None of us were impressed with this rambling diatribe, with very little story development and virtually no climaxes. In fact, most of the avid readers in our club barely finished! I only got to page 63 and lost interest - very rare.

We would not recommend this book!

 
  "Make sure you leave enough time" by alissa24 (see profile) 07/03/09

very interesting book but make sure you leave a few weeks to read it. It is 450 pages and very dense. But amazing writing and interesting subject matter.

 
  "Man In The Middle" by [email protected] (see profile) 09/06/17

Torn between east and west; secular atheism and Islamic religious fanaticism; personal happiness and being true to one's convictions, Ka is truly stuck in the middle. Ka has entered a world where no common ground exists and any directions he takes is the wrong way. The fact that either the putting on or taking off of a head scarf is considered a radical act depending on one's perspective exemplifies the wide gulf between the factions.

 
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