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Orhan Pamuk's ‘Museum of Innocence’: on architecture, narrative and the art of collecting

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 November 2009

Açalya Allmer
Dokuz Eylul University, Mimarlik Bolumu, Tinaztepe Yerleskesi, Buca, Izmir 35160, Turkey


‘It was the happiest moment of my life, I didn't know’, begins Orhan Pamuk in his novel The Museum of Innocence, translated into English in October 2009. The Museum of Innocence is the most recent novel by Pamuk, Turkish novelist and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature (its Turkish title is Masumiyet Müzesi, 2008) [1].

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