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Turkey's preeminent novelist, Orhan Pamuk, has decided to write a political novel -- without a political agenda. The result resembles -- but not quite -- the great metaphysical novels he's written previously. This middle ground -- almost political, almost metaphysical -- is the subject of our conversation.
Read an excerpt from Snow.
- Orhan Pamuk: author, 'Snow'
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