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My Name Is Red

My Name Is Red
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Description: At once a fiendishly devious mystery, a beguiling love story, and a brilliant symposium on the power of art, My Name Is Red is a transporting tale set amid the splendor and religious intrigue of sixteenth-century Istanbul, from one of the most prominent contemporary Turkish writers. The Sultan has commissioned a cadre of the most acclaimed artists in the land to create a great book celebrating the glories of his realm. Their task: to illuminate the work in the European style. But because figurative art can be deemed an affront to Islam, this commission is a dangerous proposition indeed. The ruling elite therefore mustn’t kn ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 27 August 2002
ISBN-10 : 0375706852 | ISBN-13: 9780375706851
Tags: Recent Reading (1), Turkish (1), Borrowed (1)
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