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Encyclopedia > The White Castle
The White Castle
Author Orhan Pamuk
Original title Beyaz Kale
Translator Victoria Holbrook
Country Turkey
Language Turkish
Genre(s) Novel
Publisher Carcanet Press
Publication date 1985
Published in English 1990
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)

The White Castle (original Turkish title: Beyaz Kale) is a novel by Turkish author Orhan Pamuk. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... This article is about the literary concept. ... A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. ... Carcanet Press is a leading publisher of contemporary poetry based in the United Kingdom and founded in 1969 by Michael Schmidt. ... Hardcover books A hardcover (or hardback or hardbound) is a book bound with rigid protective covers (typically of cardboard covered with cloth, heavy paper, or sometimes leather). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Ferit Orhan Pamuk (born on June 7, 1952 in Istanbul) is a Nobel Prize-winning Turkish novelist. ...


Plot introduction

The story is about a young Italian scholar sailing from Venice to Naples who is taken prisoner by the Ottoman Empire. Soon after, he becomes the slave of a scholar known as Hoja (master), a man who is about his own age, and with whom he shares a strong physical resemblance. The events of this story take place in 17th century Istanbul. The slave is told to instruct the master in Western science and technology, from medicine to astronomy. But Hoja wonders why he and his slave are the persons they are and whether given knowledge of each other's most intimate secrets, they could actually exchange identities. For other uses, see Venice (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Naples (disambiguation). ... “Ottoman” redirects here. ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: , historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. ...


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