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The Turkish trauma

from 18.04.2005

Orhan Pamuk. Photo: Matthias Zeininger Jörg Lau: Mr Pamuk, your new book "Snow" is a political novel. It is populated with revolutionary Islamists, Turkish and Kurd nationalists, disillusioned left-wingers looking for God, and girls who are committing suicide because they are prevented from wearing head scarves. Although you show no bias ...

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