The Black Book (1990 novel) - The Three Musketeers - The Eye Summary & Analysis

Pamuk, Orhan
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In Jelal’s article, The Three Musketeers, he details advice given to him by a trio of older journalists when he was young. They all had different political beliefs and argued through their writings, but were friends in real life. They asked him questions and did their best to influence him. He calls them Adli, Bahti, and Cemali, hiding their true identities. Their commentary ranges from real advice, like “You’ve got to have some kind of sincere belief,” to poking fun at each other, like “Dote on dwarves; the reader does” (76). Much of their advice is contradictory and nonsensical, with only a few real pieces thrown in. They soon lose interest in Jelal and continue talking amongst themselves.

Galip leaves Saim’s house in Somebody’s Following Me, before heading to the Milliyet office to find Jelal. Jelal...

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