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The Red-Haired Woman

The Red-Haired Woman

A Novel

Orhan Pamuk
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On the outskirts of a town, thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well-digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain. As they struggle in the summer heat and develop a filial bond neither has known before, the boy finds an irresistible diversion-The Red-Haired Woman, an alluring member of a travelling theatre company, causing a horrible accident to befall on the well-digger and making the boy flee to Istanbul.
A beguiling mystery tale of family, romance, tradition and modernity, by one of the great storytellers of our time.

Imprint: India Hamish Hamilton

Published: Aug/2017

ISBN: 9780143444558

Length : 272 Pages

MRP : ₹599.00

The Red-Haired Woman

A Novel

Orhan Pamuk

On the outskirts of a town, thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well-digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain. As they struggle in the summer heat and develop a filial bond neither has known before, the boy finds an irresistible diversion-The Red-Haired Woman, an alluring member of a travelling theatre company, causing a horrible accident to befall on the well-digger and making the boy flee to Istanbul.
A beguiling mystery tale of family, romance, tradition and modernity, by one of the great storytellers of our time.

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Orhan Pamuk

ORHAN PAMUK won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006. His novel My Name Is Red won the 2003 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. His work has been translated into more than sixty languages. He lives in Istanbul. Translated by Ekin Oklap.

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