Istanbul: Memories and the City Summary
Orhan Pamuk

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Istanbul: Memories and the City Summary

"Istanbul: Memories and the City" is the personal memoir of Orhan Pamuk, recounting his childhood and early years as well as a portrait of the city of Istanbul, Turkey. Pamuk spent his entire life in Istanbul. The book ties Pamuk's family's gradual decline to the similar decline of Istanbul since the fall of the Ottoman Empire, and it describes at length the melancholy that pervades both the city and its residents.

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