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Ka (Kerim Alakusoglu) Bey

Ka is the main character of the novel, the one who is the thread that binds the story together. Ka is an exiled poet, who grew up in Istanbul and who as a young man in college wrote something that was against the state. He, therefore, had spent the last eight years in Frankfurt, Germany in the Turkish community. After hearing that an acquaintance from college was divorced, Ka travels to Kars hoping to fulfill his lifelong dream of finding a wife.

Ka believes that his dreams are about to come true when he finds that Ipek is everything and more than he remembered about her. He sets out to win her affections but is constantly tormented by his insecurities from childhood memories that have kept him from being happy all his life. Ka plays the mediator in this story, but he is always trying...

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