Snow (Hardcover)

By Orhan Pamuk

Everyman Paperback Classics, 9781841593388

Publication Date: March 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/26/2007)
Paperback (7/19/2005)
Hardcover (10/18/2011)
Hardcover (8/17/2004)
Compact Disc (2/27/2007)

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Description

The Nobel Prize-winner's second novel to appear in an Everyman edition is a spellbinding story of a poet seeking his lost love in a remote Turkish town riven by religious conflict and cut off from the world by a blizzard.
Returning to Turkey from exile in the West, Ka is driven by curiosity to investigate a surprising wave of suicides among religious girls forbidden to wear their head scarves in school. But the epicenter of the suicides, the eastern border city of Kars, is also home to the radiant and newly divorced ypek, a friend of Ka's youth whom he has never forgotten and whose spirited younger sister is a leader of the rebellious schoolgirls. As a fierce snowstorm descends on Kars, violence between the military and local Islamic radicals begins to explode, and Ka finds his sympathies drawn in unexpected and dramatic directions.