Book #22415

The White Castle - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Orhan Pamuk
The White Castle - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Orhan Pamuk.
The White Castle - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: George Braziller, 1991.
ISBN: 0807612642

A stunning first American edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author and Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk directly on the title page.

A young Italian scholar sailing from Venice to Naples is captured by the Turks. He saves himself from life as a galley slave by claiming to be a doctor. In Constantinople, he becomes half-astrologer, half-doctor to a Turkish savant who is eager to learn about scientific and intellectual advances in the West.

The White Castle is 2006 Nobel Prize winner Pamuk's story of these two men, set in the seventeenth century. Translated by Victoria Holbrook from the 1979 Turkish publication of Beyaz Kale, his first book translated into English; 161, [1] pages.

Price: $490.00

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