Everything you need to understand or teach My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk.
My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk is an historical novel translated from Turkish by Erdağ M. Göknar and set in late 16th century Istanbul. Black returns to Istanbul to help his uncle with a secret book, written by Enishte. As he attempts to solve a murder related to the provocative book and win the love of his beautiful cousin, a conflict between art and religion intensifies. My Name is Red is both a mystery and a love story amidst a religious world, where illustrations are both feared and valued.
Black's uncle invites Black to return to Istanbul to help with preparing a book for the Sultan, using the Frankish artistic techniques, which pose a religious problem. Black's first assignment is to solve the murder of Elegant, the gilder for the book. The other master artists, nicknamed Stork, Olive and Butterfly are the primary suspects. Before Black...
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